Category Archives: News

Winter News

Winter News from Snowchange First off, winter seining in lake Puruvesi and other lakes is in full swing with good catches from one of the best ice conditions in a decade. This is due to a severe cold spell in … Continue reading

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Energy Globe 2015 Finland Award to Snowchange Project in Selkie – a Billion TV Viewers to See the Gala

The Jukajoki restoration project, coordinated by Snowchange Cooperative, and located in Selkie and Alavi villages, North Karelia, Finland, has received a significant recognition. It has been awarded the “Energy Globe 2015″ Award by the Energy Globe Foundation in Austria for … Continue reading

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UN Video Clip about Climate Change

There is a new UN Snowchange -related video available. Tero Mustonen discusses the connection on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Goals, here.

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Winter Solstice, Re-capping 2015, Australian Tour Announced

Snowchange thanks  all partners, friends, allies and supporters at this Winter Solstice. And what a year it was for us.  Early in the year, the forest fight in Ostola resulted in an international victory of a first ‘community forest‘ in … Continue reading

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Snowchange Mourns Alaska Indigenous Leader Maxim Dolchok

Snowchange joins in mourning of another key Indigenous leader from the Arctic. One of the most respected Indigenous leaders of Alaska, mr. Maxim Dolchok has passed away. He was 78 years old and suffered from several different illnesses. Max was … Continue reading

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A Major Nordic Indigenous Knowledge Report Out With Snowchange Input

Indigenous and Local Knowledge in a Scoping Study for a Nordic IPBES Assessment Report has been released today. It is available here. It has been published by the Swedish Biodiversity Center. The report is summarized as: “There is a multitude … Continue reading

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“Fatal Thaw” – A Major U.S. Media Story on Snowchange and Saami Climate Work Out

The influential Take Part journal in the USA has released a major news story of Snowchange and Skolt Sámi work with climate change and the Näätämö Co-Management Project. It is here.

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Two Snowchange-connected Community Leaders Receive a Prestigeous European Award

Paris, France – 28.11.2015 Chief Vyacheslav Shadrin of Russia is one of the six laureates of the 2015 Paul Karl Feyerabend Award.  In a small ceremony at the UNESCO premises on November 27, in Paris, Chief Shadrin received the Award … Continue reading

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Mourning the Loss of a Chukchi Leader, Elder Jegor Nutendli

The Snowchange Co-op joins in mourning for the loss of a prominent Chukchi leader, Elder and a Grandfather, reindeer herder mr. Jegor Nutendli. Mr. Nutendli spent all of his life in the Lower Kolyma region, Sakha-Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. He worked … Continue reading

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Towards Paris, November

Snowchange Cooperative participates in the Paris Climate Summit by sending Indigenous delegate to the talks. We are also closely coordinating our efforts in the summit with other allies and partners. Domestically Autumn fisheries are in full swing. Restoration efforts in … Continue reading

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