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The ecological restoration of the Vainosjoki river catchment area in Näätämö area proceeded last week. Habitats and spawning areas of Kirakkakoski and Vainosjoki streams were restored using science and Saami knowledge. The project will continue to 2018. First graylings were … Continue reading
A new peer-reviewed scientific paper featuring two Snowchange river restoration projects is out in the recent issue of Ecology and Society. The paper is here.
Summer is drawing to a close. Record-cold summer in the Northern European zone is very different from the blistering summer in southern areas of the continent. After a stream of visitors in June and July, ecological restoration of Jukajoki basin … Continue reading
This is Eyak Chief Marie Smith Jones’s prayer at the opening of an international indigenous conference on climate change “Snowchange 2005”, in Anchorage, September 28, 2005. The transcription and translation, May 2017, are by Michael Krauss and Guillaume Leduey, from … Continue reading
On an icy lake in Finland, a 500-year-old fishing practice continues, unbroken. From filmmaker Tom Miller (PrettyGoodProductions) and executive producer Tero Mustonen (Snowchange Cooperative), The Winter Seiners of Puruvesi portrays one day on the ice with two teams of Finnish fishermen, practicing … Continue reading
On June 9, 2017, ICASS IX hosted an Indigenous Knowledge roundtable discussion organized by the Indigenous Peoples Secretariat. The panelists of the roundtable have developed the following statement: Indigenous Knowledge provides a foundation for individual and collective well-being of past, … Continue reading
Addressing the global redistribution of species in response to climate change will require innovative and interdisciplinary research
A major new scientific paper out in Biological Reviews features Snowchange initiatives and perspectives. Climate change will have diverse impacts on ecosystems across the globe. One of the clearest impacts of climate change on biodiversity has been and will be … Continue reading
A new interview with News Deeply about climate change, conservation and species on the move, here.
May in Finland has been the coldest in 100 years. Both in the boreal areas and in the Sámi North snow conditions and lake ice have persisted for longer than expected. Between now and mid-June several international initiatives will be … Continue reading
Sámi Scholar and Elder Samuli Aikio, Luobbal Sámmol Sámmol turns 80 this week on 11th May 2017. Snowchange Co-op joins in congratulations and celebrates the life work of this remarkable cultural person. Samuli is considered a central figure and a … Continue reading