Navigation Links
Indigenous peoples at world summit to share climate change observations, coping techniques
Date:4/19/2009

ng the decision to relocate in the first place," says Ms. Bronen. "Obvious as it may seem through common sense, such rights could be easily trampled in many places and should be defined and protected internationally."

"Climigration differs from migration caused by catastrophic environmental events such as hurricanes, where disaster relief and the temporary relocation of individuals and communities is the humanitarian response," she says. "Climigration means no possibility to return home."

Says UN Under-Secretary-General Konrad Osterwalder, Rector of UN University: "The fires in Australia last summer that killed 240 people graphically demonstrated the devastating potential of extreme weather events, which are expected with increasing frequency as climate change progresses.

"Indigenous people worldwide are recognizing dramatic shifts in local environmental patterns. Like the canary in the mine whose condition warned of danger, many Indigenous Peoples are starting to confront dire circumstances in terms of access to food, fresh water and natural resources needed for the survival of themselves, their unique cultures and their spiritual wellbeing.

"The clear voice of Indigenous Peoples needs to be heard by rest of the world community and their insights honoured in critically important climate change discussions now underway. When it comes to implementing mitigation and adaptation strategies, the world would gain greatly from proven ancient approaches built on profound respect for the Earth."


'/>"/>

Contact: Terry Collins
terrycollins@rogers.com
416-538-8712
United Nations University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related biology news :

1. Indigenous water frogs under threat
2. Forest peoples rights key to reducing emissions from deforestation
3. The worlds oldest bacteria
4. When bivalves ruled the world
5. Brains timing linked with timescales of the natural visual world
6. Amid spiralling government interest, worlds top 350 DNA barcode scientists meet in Taipei
7. Smithsonian scientists help lead effort to barcode worlds species
8. NASA celebrates a decade observing climate impacts on health of worlds oceans
9. The best both of worlds -- how to have sex and survive
10. NASA celebrates a decade observing climate impacts on health of worlds oceans
11. Amid spiralling government interest, worlds top 350 DNA barcode scientists meet in Taipei
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... the leading source of biometrics industry news, interviews and thought ... "When we launched FindBiometrics 12 years ago the industry ... and CEO of FindBiometrics. "Now it,s maturing very quickly. More ... on a very broad scale.  We are known for providing ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD and NXTDW) a biometric ... recent success of the Wocket™ smart wallet at CES 2015 in ... named as one of the "11 Hot Products at CES" in a ... CES So Far" by Newseveryday.com and "The top 10 gadgets from CES ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015   EyeLock, Inc. , a market leader of iris-based ... Gerber to the new role of Senior Vice President ... development of mobile platforms and wearable solutions for EyeLock,s technologies. ... in the semiconductor industry to his role at EyeLock, with ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Identity Industry Leading Publication Debuts New Look As Biometrics Hit Mainstream 2CES Response for NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Kicks Off 2015 2CES Response for NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Kicks Off 2015 3EyeLock Names Steve Gerber as Senior Vice President of Mobile and Wearables 2
... today called on Congress to take legislative action that ... research to proceed, in light of U.S. District Judge ... on federally funded research using embryonic stem cells. ... Act (H.R. 4808) introduced in March 2010 by Representatives ...
... interest grows in feeding distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) ... digestibility of this alternative feed option. "Previous research shows ... than that of corn, pigs have lower digestibility of energy ... of I associate professor in the Department of Animal Sciences. ...
... PHILADELPHIA - University of Pennsylvania biologists studying ... major contributing factor to the maternal age-associated increase ... of chromosomes during reproductive cell division. Using ... basic fact of reproductive life is most likely ...
Cached Biology News:Research!America asks Congress to support embryonic stem cell research now 2Swine researchers seek answers to fiber's low digestibility 2Why the biological clock? Penn study says aging reduces centromere cohesion, disrupts reproduction 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... (PRWEB) December 23, 2014 GMO corn cases ... Syngenta, are in the process of being consolidated in a ... In Re: Syngenta AG MIR 162 Corn Litigation, MDL No. ... Kansas. , Management of the Syngenta GMO corn multidistrict litigation ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... SoundConnect’s 2015 next ... edge communication technology, provide continued education and inform ... series demonstrates online communication features and benefits; empowering ... most innovative and powerful tools. , According to ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 23, 2014 According to Ross Selinger, President ... of ITRA Global, the national office market continues to be ... This is evidenced by the third quarter’s surprising 3.9% GDP, ... Low energy costs have held inflation down and the Fed ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Nashville Fertility Center announced that Dr. George A. Hill ... Medicine (ASRM), a leading professional organization committed to advancing knowledge ... as treasurer, Dr. Hill also fills a seat on the ... mission of ASRM. , Dr. Hill has actively supported ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Carey Danis & Lowe Reports on Syngenta GMO Corn Transfer Order 2SoundConnect Launches Leading Edge Business Communications Webinar Series 2SoundConnect Launches Leading Edge Business Communications Webinar Series 3ITRA Global Reports Long Island Is Out of Sync With The National Office Market 2ITRA Global Reports Long Island Is Out of Sync With The National Office Market 3Nashville Fertility Center Announces Dr. George A. Hill Selected to Serve as ASRM Treasurer for 2014-15 2Nashville Fertility Center Announces Dr. George A. Hill Selected to Serve as ASRM Treasurer for 2014-15 3
... ... directory service and website at www.TrustedLASIKSurgeons.com in order to provide ... highly qualified eye surgeon who can help them attain better vision. ... process ensuring that only those who are among the best in LASIK, ...
... ... crops offered to the biofuel industry? According to Jatro-Entrepreneur Ruud Van Eck, ... controversy in an exclusive interview with the 2nd JatrophaWorld Africa team. A ... his Jatropha cultivation project for jatropha oil in Tanzania, is now available ...
... accurate global weather forecasts and a better understanding of ... by engineers at Queen,s University Belfast,s Institute of Electronics, ... team has developed a high performance electronic device - ... - that is to be used in future European ...
Cached Biology Technology:Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes Fort Lauderdale Vision Correction Surgery Expert Raymond P. Gailitis, M.D., F.A.C.S. 2Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes Fort Lauderdale Vision Correction Surgery Expert Raymond P. Gailitis, M.D., F.A.C.S. 3Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes Fort Lauderdale Vision Correction Surgery Expert Raymond P. Gailitis, M.D., F.A.C.S. 4Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes Fort Lauderdale Vision Correction Surgery Expert Raymond P. Gailitis, M.D., F.A.C.S. 5Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes Fort Lauderdale Vision Correction Surgery Expert Raymond P. Gailitis, M.D., F.A.C.S. 6Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes Fort Lauderdale Vision Correction Surgery Expert Raymond P. Gailitis, M.D., F.A.C.S. 7Trusted LASIK Surgeons Welcomes Fort Lauderdale Vision Correction Surgery Expert Raymond P. Gailitis, M.D., F.A.C.S. 8Controversies on Jatropha Water-Footprint, Jatropha Cultivation for Biofuel in Tanzania and More on Jatropha Oil Shared by Jatro-Entrepreneur Ruud Van Eck. 2Controversies on Jatropha Water-Footprint, Jatropha Cultivation for Biofuel in Tanzania and More on Jatropha Oil Shared by Jatro-Entrepreneur Ruud Van Eck. 3Research breakthrough will lead to more accurate weather forecasts 2
Rabbit monoclonal [E227] to ZAP70 (phospho Y319) ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Synthetic phospho peptide corresponding to residues surrounding Tyr319 of human ZAP70 Entre...
...
Mouse monoclonal [CIa] to Ia Antigen (Biotin) ( Abpromise for all tested applications)....
Anti-Dardarin Immunogen: Synthetic peptide from rat LRRK2. Available Date: 38814...
Biology Products: