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Researchers collect indigenous stories to fill climate change data gaps

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Canadian scientists have collected stories from more than 90,000 people whose traditional ways of life rely on nature, in an effort to capture signs of climate change where weather stations are absent. Their findings, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, fill a knowledge gap in climate change science, which is dominated by data and computer models.

  • Kenyan city pilots Sendai risk monitoring

    UNISDR

    The Kenyan city of Kisumu is pioneering local-level implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in Africa, underlining its determination to find sustainable solutions to the challenge of rapid urbanization and a changing climate.

  • Assessing floods early-warning systems - Papua New Guinea

    UNDP Papua New Guine

    A new Report entitled “Assessment of the Early Warning Systems for inland and coastal flooding in Papua New Guinea” was presented by the Climate Change Development Authority (CCDA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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