Category Archives: News

‘Catastrophic’ Flooding Hits the Tuareg People of Ingall

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

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Summer news

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

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Life in the Cyclic World Report Released: Traditional Knowledge Compendium from Eurasia

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

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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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