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- DescriptionWith a long history and deep connection to the Earth's resources, indigeus peoples have an intimate understanding and ability to observe the impacts linked to climate change. Traditional ecological kwledge and tribal experience play a key role in developing future scientific solutions for adaptation to the impacts. The book explores climate-related issues for indigeus communities in the United States, including loss of traditional kwledge, forests and ecosystems, food security and traditional foods, as well as water, Arctic sea ice loss, permafrost thaw and relocation. The book also highlights how tribal communities and programs are responding to the changing environments. Fifty authors from tribal communities, academia, government agencies and NGOs contributed to the book. Previously published in Climatic Change, Volume 120, Issue 3, 2013.
- Author BiographyFifty authors from tribal communities, academia, government agencies and NGOs contributed to the book, which explores climate-related issues in indigenous communities in the U.S., including loss of traditional knowledge, forests and ecosystems; food security and traditional foods and water, Arctic sea ice loss, permafrost thaw and relocation.
- PublisherSpringer International Publishing AG
- Date of Publication23/08/2016
- SubjectCultural Studies
- Place of PublicationCham
- Country of PublicationSwitzerland
- ImprintSpringer International Publishing AG
- Content Note17 black & white illustrations, 3 colour illustrations, biography
- Weight291 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Edited byColombi Benedict,Julie Koppel Maldonado,Rajul Pandya
- Edition StatementSoftcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
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