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Climate Risk Report in prominent media

BBC, Financial Times and the Guardian as well as the China Dialogue write about the Climate Change: Risk Assessment report that was released yesterday. Snowchange Co-op wrote the Arctic part of the report and participated in the workshops to produce … Continue reading

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Climate Change: Risk Assessment

Over the past year, Snowchange Co-op has participated in a major new “Climate Change: Risk Assessment”. We contributed the Arctic and Indigenous materials and participated in the write-up and workshops leading to the launch of the report today. The main … Continue reading

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A New Work Report on the Finnish Reindeer Pastures Available

Snowchange and the European Forum on Nature Conservation and Pastoralism release a small working report on the Finnish reindeer pastures, especially the Sámi situation. It is available here.    

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Kimmo Pohjonen, Award-winning Finnish Musician to Soundtrack the Jukajoki Film

The award-winning, internationally-recognized musician Kimmo Pohjonen is arriving next week in Selkie, North Karelia, Finland for talks with the U.S. film crew about creating a soundtrack to the “Jukajoki” film. Footage will be used also in the “Our Place on … Continue reading

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The Ecological Restoration Project of River Jukajoki Receives Award in Finland

The Jukajoki river restoration project has received another award, “Energy Globe Finland 2015″. The jury reports that “This year’s National Winner of the Energy Globe Award in Finland launched a wetland restoration plan involving local villagers and scientists in order … Continue reading

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A New Snowchange Science Paper Released

Today Ambio journal released a new Snowchange -related peer-reviewed paper: Communal visual histories to detect environmental change in northern areas: Examples of emerging North American and Eurasian practices This article explores the pioneering potential of communal visual-optic histories which are … Continue reading

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U.S. Media story on the Jukajoki project

The Ensia environmental portal is running a story on the Jukajoki restoration project and the associated U.S. documentary film. It can be read here.

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Mourning Etok

Snowchange joins in mourning of the loss of Charles Edwardsen, Jr., also known across Alaska and the Arctic as ”Etok”. Etok was a prominent, radical leader of the North Slope Inupiaq and a central figure in the various stages of … Continue reading

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Short European Speaking Tour Announced

Snowchange staff will appear in several events in Western Europe at the end of May and early June. 28th – 29th May, 2015 Snowchange will take part in the panel discussions on Arctic issues in Copenhagen, Denmark, organised by the … Continue reading

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Eastern Sámi Atlas Wins a Major International Prize

The Eastern Sámi Atlas, originally released in 2011, with a second printing in 2013, has received a major international scholarly prize, the “Gold ABS Past Presidents Book Award” of the Association of the Borderland Studies, based in the USA. The … Continue reading

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