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Neil Young to Invite Snowchange on the Upcoming Concert to Helsinki in July

Neil Young with his new band, the Promise of the Real, arrives in Helsinki 3rd July, 2016. He has invited the Finnish Snowchange Cooperative to join the event as a partner. Representatives of mr. Young say: “As a way to … Continue reading

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A Major Community – Based Monitoring Report Out with Snowchange

A new report, “Community-Based Monitoring and Indigenous Knowledge in a Changing Arctic: A Review for the Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks”, is out today. It features several Snowchange -related and -coordinated projects across the Arctic, from Sámi communities to the Siberian … Continue reading

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New Snowchange news article in CBD

Square brackets, the journal of CBD, has published a Snowchange -related article on terminologies of biodiversity. It is available here.

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Major new website on Ecological Restoration and Traditional Knowledge released

Something very positive has emerged in the context of ecological restoration in the North. A US film and research company has been working with Snowchange over the past 2,5 years to develop ground-breaking documentary films on community-led ecological restoration and … Continue reading

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A Major US News Story on the Saami in Finland

Take Part, the U.S. based online journal has written a major article on the evolving situation with the Sámi and the forests in Lapland. The article is available here. The Intercontinental Cry, a journal devoted to the Indigenous issues, is … Continue reading

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New Discussion Paper Released: Photo Essay of the Visit to the East Trinity Reserve, Australia

Snowchange releases a new Discussion Paper, # 10. This photo essay describes a Snowchange visit to the Mandingalbay Yidinji and Djunbunji Land and Sea Indigenous Australian programmes in Queensland, Australia. The discussion paper presents some of the solutions the traditional … Continue reading

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Toronto Star, Largest Newspaper in Canada, Publishes Snowchange Photos and TEK Material

The largest newspaper in Canada, the Toronto Star, has published an article on climate change and traditional knowledge with Snowchange photos and interview materials. It is available here.

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Esa Rahunen, the Long Time Leader of Puruvesi Winter Seiners Passes in Finland

Winter seiner, professional fisherman Esa Rahunen departed from this world on 21st February, 2016. He was 60 -years -old and lost a long term battle with cancer. Mr. Rahunen was the long-time leader of the Kesälahti Fish Base in Puruvesi, … Continue reading

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March is here

The premiere of Jukajoki was a success in the Kontiolahti municipal center with over 100 people from the regional administration, media, villages attending. Director Tom Miller and producer Nuin-Tara Key from PrettyGood Productions had a Q&A session after the film … Continue reading

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A Major US Film – Jukajoki – Premiers in Finland in March

The US Film Company, PrettyGoodPictures releases their major documentary, Jukajoki, featuring the flagship ecological restoration Snowchange coordinates in boreal Finland. Traditional knowledge, latest science and village action produces number 1 wader bird habitats, restoration of marshes and lakes, and guides … Continue reading

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