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Waters of Health: Ponoi, Voronye and Näätämö Monitoring Ends for 2020

Waters of Health 2020 is a new action on climate change combining Indigenous and scientific knowledge in monitoring in the Finnish-Norwegian borderlands and in the Murmansk region, Russia, funded by the Nordic Environmental Finance Corporation – NEFCO. Waters of Health … Continue reading

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Impi Salonen, Karelian Elder, Passes On

At 98, Impi Salonen (1922-2020), from the partly ceded Korpiselkä community in North Karelia, Finland, has passed on. Together with her husband Veikko (6.3.1921-10.9.2007), Impi was considered a key heritage person of the Karelian ways of life after the war. … Continue reading

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Snowchange Sámi Work and UNESCO

“UNESCO Green Citizens values citizens projects and brings together the energies of local and international actors of change worldwide to give wings to innovative, impactful and duplicable projects for the planet.” Snowchange Sámi work with the Näätämö Co-Management Project has … Continue reading

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Snowchange Coordinator Pauliina Feodoroff Selected to Venice Biennale 2022

Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA) announces today, from the Sámi Parliament in Kárášjohka, in the Norwegian part of Sápmi, that Sámi artists Pauliina Feodoroff, Máret Ánne Sara and Anders Sunna will represent Sápmi, their Sámi homeland, and transform the Nordic Pavilion into the Sámi … Continue reading

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Snowchange Regions and Work Highlighted in Two New Global Communications

A research opinion out today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, titled “Cultural and Linguistic Diversities are under appreciated pillars of biodiversity” features many Snowchange operational areas from  Senegal to Sámi area to Siberia and Taiwan. Resilience magazine … Continue reading

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Australian Documentary Reviews Rewilding Work

“Finland’s Climate Warriors” is a 30 min documentary released by the SBS Dateline in Australia that features Landscape Rewilding by Snowchange. Attached multimedia website  digs deeper into community-led restoration work. Filmed over the past 6 months, “Finland’s Climate Warriors” is an … Continue reading

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10,000 Years of Winter Fisheries Endangered: Responses From the Polar North and Why Do They Matter in Global South

Join Snowchange and Global Tapestry of Alternatives on an important online event this Friday 1.30 PM UTC. Tero Mustonen from Snowchange reviews the latest from the boreal and Arctic North and discusses the progress made on the Landscape Rewilding Programme in … Continue reading

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Snowchange 20 Years Old

This month, Snowchange Cooperative turns 20 years old. The initial climate change network was founded in September 2000 between Finland, Murmansk and Vancouver. Full registry as a Cooperative took place in September 2005. Snowchange Cooperative turns 20 years old. Please … Continue reading

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The Arctic, Africa and Australia United: Indigenous and Traditional-Led Restoration Key to Global Crisis

Today, led by Chief Edwin Ogar from Nigeria as the main author, One Earth journal has released our strategic paper on Indigenous and traditional knowledge -led conservation and rewilding paper. It outlines a global roadmap for survival. Titled “Science Must … Continue reading

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Major Breakthrough For Climate in Finland: Kivisuo Marshmire Secured

Land is Life, Snowchange and the Landscape Rewilding Programme have partnered to secure Kivisuo, a biodiversity hotspot of 1517 acres (614 hectares). It is a mostly intact boreal peatland / marshmire as well as a major carbon sink in the … Continue reading

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