Title

Climate change and Indigenous knowledge: Learning from a different view

Event Name/Location

HCAS Virtual Lectures Series

Event Name

HCAS Virtual Lectures Series

Document Type

Conference Presentation

Publication Date

5-18-2021

Abstract

The presentation explores the differences between Western Science and Traditional Knowledge. A case study illustrates how indigenous peoples constantly track changes in their surrounding environment by making comparisons between historic and present events. Understanding Indigenous Peoples view can help us to adopt resilient strategies for climate change.

Comments

Bastidas teaches courses in Sustainable Development, Environmental Conflict, and Research Methods. Her research and community-based projects include developing conflict resolution capacity-building strategies for governments, NGOs, and local communities in Ecuador, Colombia, and Suriname.

Elena Bastidas, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in the Halmos College of Arts and Sciences and the Guy Harvey Oceanographic Research Center (HCAS)

ORCID ID

0000-0001-9314-748X

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