Indigenous knowledge

Indigenous knowledge

Indigenous early warning system, local implementation, knowledge, skills, technical knowledge; traditional knowledge, transferable indigenous knowledge.

Indigenous people at an assembly in Brasil
Spring is here, and with it comes the threat of more floods. Australia is currently experiencing its third consecutive year of a La Niña weather cycle. This means we expect more rainfall than average over the spring and summer months.
Conversation Media Group, the
Cover_Food for thought Climate change risk and food (in)security in Tuvalu
2022
This study evaluates the risk of climate change from the perspective of food security domain considering exposure to flood hazard.
Elsevier
As climate change erodes Iraq's ancient monuments, age-old techniques are helping repair the damage. Climate change raises salt levels around ancient Babylon. Salinity corrodes ruins of humanity's oldest monuments
Context
Machu Picchu in Peru.
Climate change is not only influencing our weather: it poses an existential threat to the outstanding universal value (OUV) of many of the world’s most precious sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, and potentially to the World Heritage system itself.
Conversation Media Group, the
Within DRR literature, there is strong advocacy for the inclusion of the local community in disaster planning and response as well as a stronger focus on community resilience.
Chr. Michelsen Institute
Climate change is rapidly intensifying. Amid the chaos and damage it wreaks, many precious Indigenous heritage sites in Australia and around the world are being destroyed at an alarming rate.
Conversation Media Group, the
Traditional windcatchers in Iran help cool houses
“Modern” styles of architecture using concrete and glass have often usurped local building techniques better suited to parts of the world with hotter climates. Now some architects are resurrecting traditional techniques to help keep buildings cool.
Conversation Media Group, the
To tackle climate challenges, Bangladesh has adopted a number of policies and action plans since 2005. However, most of these policies fail to promote the rights and adaptation practices of the most vulnerable communities, such as the indigenous peoples.
International Centre for Climate Change and Development