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Traditional ecological knowledge : practical roles in climate change adaptation and conservation

Publisher: New York : Nova Publishers, [2015] ©2015
Series: Climate change and its causes, effects, and prediction series.
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Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), also called by other names including Indigenous Knowledge or Native Science, refers to the evolving knowledge acquired by indigenous and local peoples over hundreds or thousands of years through direct contact with the environment. This knowledge is specific to a location and includes the relationships between plants, animals, natural phenomena, landscapes and timing of events  Read more...
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Harrington, Jerome M.
Traditional Ecological Knowledge : Practical Roles in Climate Change Adaptation and Conservation
Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Inc.,c2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781634823494 1634823494
OCLC Number: 908550489
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: TRADITIONAL ECOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE: PRACTICAL ROLES IN CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AND CONSERVATION; TRADITIONAL ECOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE: PRACTICAL ROLES IN CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AND CONSERVATION; LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING-IN-PUBLICATION DATA; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Chapter 1: EXPLORING THE ROLE OF TRADITIONAL ECOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE IN CLIMATE CHANGE INITIATIVES; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; THE ROLE OF TEK IN CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION; TRADITIONAL ECOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE AND WESTERN SCIENCE; POLICY CONSIDERATIONS: INCLUDING TEK WITHIN CLIMATE CHANGE INITIATIVES; CONCLUSION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES APPENDIX: CONSIDERATIONS FOR INCORPORATING TEK INTO CLIMATE CHANGE INITIATIVESChapter 2: INDIGENOUS STEWARDSHIP METHODS AND NRCS CONSERVATION PRACTICES GUIDEBOOK; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY; PREFACE; PART I --
INDIGENOUS STEWARDSHIP METHODS; BACKGROUND --
INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE; CONCEPTS AND CONSIDERATIONS; PART II: NRCS CONSERVATION PRACTICES; APPENDIX A: DIAGRAM OF NRCS NATIONALCONSERVATION PRACTICE STANDARDS SUPPORT THREEBROAD REALMS OF HUMAN-NATURE INTERACTIONS APPENDIX B: TESTING AND EVALUATING OF INDIGENOUSSTEWARDSHIP METHODS FOR POTENTIALINCORPORATION INTO NRCS CONSERVATION PRACTICESGLOSSARY; REFERENCES; Chapter 3: TRADITIONAL ECOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE FOR APPLICATION BY SERVICE SCIENTISTS; WORKING DEFINITION OF TRADITIONAL ECOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE; THE USE OF TEK IS NOTHING NEW ANDCONTINUES TO EVOLVE; U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE'S USE OF TEK; REFERENCES AND READING LIST; INDEX
Series Title: Climate change and its causes, effects, and prediction series.
Responsibility: Jerome M. Harrington, editor.

Abstract:

Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), also called by other names including Indigenous Knowledge or Native Science, refers to the evolving knowledge acquired by indigenous and local peoples over hundreds or thousands of years through direct contact with the environment. This knowledge is specific to a location and includes the relationships between plants, animals, natural phenomena, landscapes and timing of events that are used for lifeways, including but not limited to hunting, fishing, trapping, agriculture, and forestry. TEK is an accumulating body of knowledge, practice, and belief, evol.
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