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New Science Paper Documents Skolt Sámi Efforts in Co-Management and Indigenous Evaluation

Snowchange and Sámi knowledge holders release today a new paper in Indigenous Evaluation. The special issue is co-edited by Maori world leader on IE – Indigenous Evaluation, Fiona Cram. Indigenous evaluation as a process, method, and paradigm has developed over … Continue reading

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Major News Media on Snowchange and Canada’s Indigenous Peoples

Ipolitics, a Canadian news agency, has published a large piece on Indigenous peoples and climate change consultation. The article reflects on innovative actions by the Deh Cho, Haida and other First Nations. Additionally the Berger inquiry and Trans-Mountain pipeline are … Continue reading

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Brook Lampreys and Subtle Signs – a New Science Article Out

A new scientific article has been released friday from the Jukajoki restoration work. In this article the observation and spread of brook lamprey (Lampetra planeri) will be discussed as a bio-indicator and a ‘subtle sign’ in the boreal. Brook lamprey is a … Continue reading

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In-Depth Interview with Mongabay News Service in New York City

Mongabay News Service hosts a large media and a podcast from New York City on a range of Snowchange programmes and initiatives: On today’s episode, we discuss traditional indigenous knowledge and climate change with Snowchange Cooperative director Tero Mustonen. Through … Continue reading

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Nordic-wide IPBES-like Report Features Several Snowchange Core Areas

Released today, “Biodiversity and ecosystem services in Nordic coastal ecosystems” Report has been in the making for several years. It implements the Intergovermental Panel on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services – IPBES approach for the Swedish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Finnish, Greenlandic, Sámi … Continue reading

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Major New Landscape Rewilding Initiative Launched Today in Finland To Address Climate Change

Floods in Continental Europe and record-dry May in boreal Finland are some of the on-going examples of climate change events under way. Despite progress made with the Paris Agreement and other instruments, more is needed to combat climate change impacts.  … Continue reading

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Early Summer News: Restoration Actions Intensify

  Early summer has caught both people and nature by surprise in boreal Finland. The summer restoration and community work is well under way: Jukajoki will receive new wetlands and trout and grayling spawning areas in 2018. As well, a … Continue reading

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Snowchange and Skolt Saami River Restoration in US Media, Canadian Art and In Action

The Näätämö river co-management efforts were included in an US media story in Yale 360 journal as well as artwork by Sam Hester in Alberta, Canada. Meanwhile the actual restoration actions proceeded in late April 2018 with the gravel being … Continue reading

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Snowchange Staff Appointed as Lead Author In the Next IPCC Report

Tero Mustonen from the Snowchange Cooperative has been appointed as a Lead Author for Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has invited 721 expert from 90 countries … Continue reading

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March-April News

Winter snows are packing in the Finnish boreal, with no spring in sight. Snowchange round-up from a range of events and news: ICCA Consortium reports on the recent EBSA meeting of the Baltic Sea with Snowchange photos and main results … Continue reading

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