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Search or browse through our library of existing resources on indigenous and local knowledge in biodiversity and ecosystem services. Entries include scientific articles, reports, policy briefs, webinars, videos, and more. To view a particular resource, click on its name below.

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Indigenous knowledge and federal environmental assessments in Canada:applying past lessons to...
Lauren E. Eckert, Nick XEMTOLTW–Claxton, Cameron Owens, Anna...
Documents, Online database/library
2021

Policy-makers ideally pursue well-informed, socially just means to make environmental decisions.Indigenous peoples have used Indigenous...

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ARTICLEA Multi-Perspective Reflection on How Indigenous Knowledge and Related Ideas Can Improve...
Robby Zidny & Jesper Sjöström & Ingo Eilks
Documents, Online database/library
2021

Indigenous knowledge provides specific views of the world held by various indigenouspeoples. It offers different views on nature and...

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Indigenous knowledge on climate change adaptation: a global evidencemap of academic literature
Jan Petzold, Nadine Andrews, James D Ford, Christopher Hedemann...
Documents, Online database/library
2020

There is emerging evidence of the important role of indigenous knowledge for climate changeadaptation. The necessity to consider...

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Science Must Embrace Traditional and Indigenous Knowledge to Solve Our Biodiversity Crisis
Edwin Ogar, Gretta Pecl, Tero Mustonen
Documents, Online database/library
2021

Traditional and Indigenous knowledge has successfully preserved and restored biodiversity across theglobe. However, its recognition as...

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Harnessing indigenous knowledge for climate change-resilient water management – lessons from an...
Mehdi Ghorbani , Hamed Eskandari-Damaneh , Matthew Cotton ,...
Documents, Online database/library
2021

Through an in-depth ethnographic case study, we explore water management practices within the JiroftCounty province in Iran and discuss...

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Indigenous knowledge: From local to global
Madhav Gadgil, Fikret Berkes, Carl Folke
Documents, Online database/library
2021

BEHIND THE PAPERIndigenous knowledge: From local to globalThis article belongs toAmbio’s 50th Anniversary Collection. Theme:...

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Using Licensing Contracts to Protect Holders of Traditional Knowledge Related to Genetic...
Marina Tsikun and Kuei-Jung Ni
Documents, Online database/library
2011

During recent decades, the role of traditional knowledge (TK) in biotechnology development has become increasingly important. The...

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Integrating local knowledge to prioritise invasive species management
Hernan Caceres‐Escobar, Salit Kark, Scott C. Atkinson et al.
Documents, Online database/library
2020

1. Invasive species management involves complex and multidimensional challenges. There is considerable uncertainty regarding how to...

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