Category Archives: News
Snowchange Co-op joins in support of the Tuareg Nomadic People, of Ingall, Niger. They have been hit by ‘catastrophic’ floods in the recent days. International support efforts are under way. More awareness is in need. Mrs. Sarah Fortune, a Snowchange … Continue reading
Summer, albeit very cold at the moment, is here! Snowchange newsletter follows. In early June we participated in the US-Finnish Arctic Council LEO Workshop on traditional knowledge and observations regarding environmental change. This discussion continues, also with the Sámi from … Continue reading
Life in the Cyclic World has been in the making for a decade. It is based on the collected, analyzed and assessed traditional ecological knowledge for the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment of the Arctic Council. Between 2012 and 2016 the authors … Continue reading
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
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
Square brackets, the journal of CBD, has published a Snowchange -related article on terminologies of biodiversity. It is available here.
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
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
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
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.