traditional ecological knowledge
Lessons of the Norse Greenlanders (2) — traditional ecological knowledge
Part 2 of 4 linked installments on the case of the Norse Greenlanders and the role that climate change played in the fate of their society, which died out 500 years after original settlement in the Viking Age. Focus of this segment: local and traditional ecological knowledge.
How can indigenous knowledge benefit science?
Inuit hunters working together with scientists in the Igliniit project in Nunavut, Canada have developed an innovative way to conduct citizen science and contribute local knowledge of their arctic environment to enhance our understanding of environmental change.