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Community Based Adaptation

This theme aims to support and connect people working to empower communities to adapt to climate change and features monthly collaborative learning CBA forums.

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Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental (Peruvian Society for Environmental Law)

The Peruvian Society for Environmental Law (www.spda.org.pe) is a nonprofit organization that works to integrate environmental

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Using local, indigenous and traditional knowledge and practices for adaptation

This report combines case studies globally concerning the types and applications of local, indigneous and traditional knowledge for climate change adaptation. 

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"Inuit Bird" by Toonoo Sharky

Inuit art to cope with socio-ecological change

Inuit artists of Cape Dorset have leveraged art as a way to communicate ecological change and traditional knowledge to local youth and global decision makers, effectively enhancing their resilience.

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Associação Ambiental Ocean Revolution Moçambique

Ocean Revolution was formed 10 years ago to change the way humans engage with the sea: to find, mentor, and network new voices and revive and amplify ancient ones to protect an

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University of Waikato

The University of Waikato is based in the city of Hamilton on New Zealand’s North Island.

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OPOE Case Study - Collaborative Management: governance for the new normal, North Karelia, Finland

Collaborative management: governance for the new normal

This is an interactive, web-based case study exploring the critical role of local-traditional knowledge in ecosystem restoration in North Karelia, Finland.

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Fishing in Finnmark

In Finnmark, in the North of Norway, areas around the Porsanger and Varanger fjords have experienced a series of substantial social-ecological changes that have challenged Sámi peoples' livelihoods.

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Key insights from ecosystem- and community-based adaptation practice

Climate adaptation planning requires an integrated approach that can address different local needs, priorities and knowledges while being contextualised to wider landscapes or ecosystems and scales.

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Ama Consultants

Ama Consultants assist people who wish to improve programs, services, or products.

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American Indian Higher Education Consortium

The American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) is the collective spirit and unifying voice of the nation's Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), created in response to the higher educat

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Introducing Biocultural Heritage Territories

This photofilm presents three examples of biocultural heritage territories: The Quechua Potato Park (Peru), the Naxi Seed Park (China), and the Lepcha/Limbu Bean Park (India).

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Learning from farmers

This paper underscores how measures to increase climate change resilience must view food, energy, water and waste management systems as interconnected and mutually dependent. 

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Yamal Reindeers

Reindeer herding in the Yamal Peninsula

This study describes sources of adaptive capacity and socio-ecological resilience for Nenet communities in the Yamal Peninsula and how climate change and industrial development affect these.

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Biocultural innovations to confront climate change

SIFOR is working to stem the loss of traditional knowledge and agricultural techniques by strengthening communities’ capacity to innovate through participatory action-research.

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Alpine Hazards in South Tyrol in Italy

 

This case study is part of the emBRACE project. In an interdisciplinary, socially inclusive and collaborative context, emBRACE aims to improve the framing of resilience in the context of...

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Using traditional knowledge in Nicaragua

Partners for Resilience is a global consortium project which seeks to integrate climate change adaptation (CCA) practice with both disaster risk reduction (DRR) and the sustainable management of ecosystems through natural resource management (NRM) approaches.

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How can we turn climate information into action?

How can we turn climate information into action?

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Climate Change and Social Learning

Introduction

The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is challenging its own community of scientists and partners to understand the importance of...

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Climate Vulnerability and Capacity Analysis CVCA

The CVCA methodology provides a framework for analyzing vulnerability and capacity to adapt to climate change at the community level. 

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How are Mayan farmers are dealing with climate change?

Climate knowledge has been developed to reduce incertitude to environmental risks in many cultures; some societies may use magical and/or religious practices, others may use scientific...

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Research,Youths, Indigenous Knowledge Nexus

Launched in 2006, the Malawi National Adaptation Programmes of Action (NAPA) prioritizes climate variability adaptation options in Malawi. However, it is evident from the priorities and...

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Mountain Women Key Drivers of Change

Dr. Shalini Dhyani has written this article for Climate Himalaya Initiative’s Youth Leaders Speak Column. Shalini’s research focus is on understanding the functioning of mountain...

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Lyambai Workshop objectives

Objectives

1. Creating a stage on which representatives from vulnerable rural communities in case study village clusters can present their experiential evidence of climate present and...

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