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Indigenous and rural societies that have contributed least to the anthropogenic climate crises are facing its harshest consequences. One of the greatest challenges is the lack of predictability, especially at local scales. Indigenous and rural societies face an ever shifting “new normal” through increasing inconsistency in the seasonality of temperature and precipitation, and greater frequency of extreme weather events. With global food systems dependent on local producers, climatic variability disrupts access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally relevant food. Social and biophysical scientists are collaborating with communities to build revitalized ecological calendars based on a combination of Indigenous and scientific ecological knowledge. Thus, contributing to anticipatory capacity.  Continue Reading

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