Europe and Russia

25 años de Trashumancia en Madrid

En octubre la Asociación Trashumancia y Naturaleza, junto al Consejo de la Mesta y en colaboración con el Ayuntamiento de Madrid, España, ha celebrado la Fiesta de la Trashumancia en Madrid para conmemorar el 25 aniversario de la recuperación de esta práctica ganadera Read more ▸

IPBES Seminar on Arctic Indigenous and Local Knowledge & Sustainability

A seminar on Arctic Indigenous and Local Knowledge & Sustainability, organized by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) took place in Helsinki University, Finland: an effort to work across knowledge systems and incorporate Indigenous and Local Knowledge (ILK) in biodiversity assessment. Read more ▸

Second ICCA site established in Finland: Linnunsuo

Snowchange has established a second ICCA in Finland. It is a 110-hectare wetland Linnunsuo, located in North Karelia. This action strengthens the capacity of local communities, hunters, bird watchers and other stakeholders to use (I)CCA as a method for conservation of significant sites in Finland. Read more ▸

Deepening voices from Greenland lead to visual stories

Throughout 2017 Snowchange, Greenlandic partners, Skolt Sámi and the Danish NORDECO partnered on a Nordic Council -sponsored project “eXchanging Knowledge”, to find new, direct ways of expressing Indigenous and local-traditional knowledge, as well as support direct exchanges between hunters, fishermen, women, reindeer herders, managers and researchers. Read more ▸

Moratorium in Čearretsuolu

A Moratorium is declared in the area of Čearretsuolu island regarding the new fishing regulations for the Deatnu (Tana/Teno) river, as the new regulations threaten the wellbeing of the Saami from the Deatnu valley. Read more ▸