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2013-10-04 10:10:03

Dartmouth, other researchers explore global warming's ecological, cultural, health impacts on indigenous peoples New England's Native tribes, whose sustainable ways of farming, forestry, hunting and land and water management were devastated by European colonists four centuries ago, can help modern America adapt to climate change. That's the conclusion of more than 50 researchers at Dartmouth and elsewhere in a special issue of the journal Climatic Change. It is the first time a...

2008-08-19 03:00:15

By Eddy, Stephen Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Natural Resource Management. Charles R. Menzies (Ed.). 2006. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE. 273 pp. $19.95, softcover. ISBN 139780803232464. Traditional ecological knowledge continues to be valued and taught in Native American communities, particularly on the northwest coast of North America. This text consists of contributions from a number of social scientists and ecologists that give examples of how indigenous people...


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