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The future is behind us: traditional ecological knowledge and resilience over time on Hawai‘i Island

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2017-08-23 02:04:24
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2017-10-24 21:21:02
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2016-09-15

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Tamara Ticktin(Principal Investigator), Pacific Islands Landscape Conservation Cooperative(administrator), 2017-08-23(creation), 2017-10-24(lastUpdate), 2016-09-15(Publication), The future is behind us: traditional ecological knowledge and resilience over time on Hawai‘i Island

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Local and traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) systems are thought to be particularly valuable for fostering adaptation and resilience to environmental and climate change. This paper investigates the role of TEK in adaptation to social–ecological change at the community level. It is unique because it takes a longitudinal perspective and draws on historical and contemporary data. We focus on a case study from Hawai‘i where TEK, cultural identity, and their relationships to environmental stewardship are locally seen as the basis for social resilience. We describe how coping strategies and indicators of social resilience have changed over time; the role of TEK in resilience; and the implications for climate change adaptation. Our results [...]

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  • LC MAP - Landscape Conservation Management and Analysis Portal
  • Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative

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DOI https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier 10.1007/s10113-016-1032-1

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journalRegional Environmental Change
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noteMcMillen, Heather, Tamara Ticktin, and Hannah Kihalani Springer. "The future is behind us: traditional ecological knowledge and resilience over time on Hawai ‘i Island." Regional Environmental Change 17.2 (2017): 579-592.

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