Our Work on Local and Indigenous Ecological Knowledge
Indigenous and local ecological knowledge holders have a unique perspective that has evolved over multiple generations through direct contact with the environment. We partner with indigenous and local communities across North America to gather invaluable information about our changing environment and inform climate change adaptation strategies while respecting the unique nature of these knowledge systems.
Online Knowledge Dialogue: “Applying Indigenous Knowledge in Water Management: Models of Best Practices”
October 21, 2022 TEK Expert Group
Ecosystem Function and Traditional Ecological Knowledge:
Building resilience and adapting to Climate Change in North America
Toxic Chemicals and Indigenous Communities
Two Case Studies Explore How the CEC’s North American Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) Project Can...
Americas Sustainability Issues
Biodiversity, Indigenous Knowledge and Intellectual Property Rights
Long-Range Air Transport of Dioxin From North American Sources to Ecologically Vulnerable Receptors in Nunavut, Arctic Canada
This study set out to model on a continental scale the rates of deposition of airborne dioxin (polychlorinated...
A Framework Document: Factors to Consider in Characterizing Vulnerability to Environmental Contamination Across North America
Assessing individual or community risk from environmental pollution is complex and requires consideration of chemical...
Indigenous Approaches to Freshwater Management in North America
Operational Plan 2021
Local Environmental Observer Network
Operational Plan 2015 - 2016
Partnerships in Indigenous-led Land-Use Planning for an Environmentally and Economically Sustainable Future
2017 - 2018