3.2 – Valuing Indigenous Knowledge in planning for climate change mitigation

These articles helped to outline some of the indigenous knowledge that is being taken into consideration when we thinking about climate change. Vanuatu and Fiji are both island cultures affected by sea level rise, among many other problems. The first article describes some steps taken to mitigate these effects:

Valuing Indigenous Knowledge for climate change adaptation planning in Fiji and Vanuatu

The second article describes what I consider a far more detailed application of traditional knowledge in forwarding our scientific underpinnings of coral reef conservation.

A Fijian village adapts tradition to try to save an ailing coral reef

 

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