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Facing natural hazards with Maori environmental knowledge


Magazine Water & Atmosphere 16(2) 2008

Over the centuries, Maoris have recorded a litany of natural hazards and catastrophic events in their stories, songs, and place names. This document investigates how this wealth of information can complement scientific studies and management of natural hazards.

Keywords

  • Themes:Environment, Indigenous Knowledge, Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Hazards:Drought, Flood, Land Slide, Tsunami, Volcano
  • Countries/Regions:New Zealand

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/19963

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