EJ4Climate

EJ4Climate Projects

EJ4Climate Projects

2021 - 2022 Active

Increasing the flood resilience of lower Fraser First Nations communities, while rebuilding damaged salmon habitats

Our proposed project will build on an existing major project, called “Resilient Waters” (see www.resilientwaters.ca), that is identifying key flood control sites where fish passage...

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Silver City Carboneers

Climate-related fire, drought, water scarcity, and extreme heat increasingly threaten food security in the culturally diverse (60% non-white) and economically challenged community of...

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Community-led Climate Solutions for Vertical Communities

Toronto is increasingly experiencing climate-related extreme weather events such as heat waves, flooding, and ice storms, which disproportionately impact vulnerable and marginalized...

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Seeding the Future – Adaptation to Climate Impacts through Healthy Ecosystems and Traditional Plants in the Piikani First Nation

Natural habitats in the Piikani Nation are vulnerable to climate impacts which will exacerbate already stressed environments due to changes in water flow from external dams, overgrazing...

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Dene Béré Harvesting Programs for Women and Youth

Food insecurity greatly affects northern Indigenous populations, and will worsen with climate change. Climate change lowers traditional food access, availability, and quality, and...

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Community Participation in the Development of Climate Change Resilience Strategies for Coastal Areas

As a coastal state subject to hurricanes, Veracruz is particularly vulnerable to climate change. The community of Las Barrancas, which is located on a narrow strip of sand between the sea...

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Sustainable Ecosystems and Resilient Economies through Mariculture (SEREM)

The Native Village of Eyak (NVE), a federally recognized Alaskan tribe, has experienced economic challenges associated with oil spills, climate change, and ocean acidification (OA) in the...

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Women Saving to Confront Climate Change

In Yucatán, the climate crisis in 2020 and 2021 has powerfully impacted the most vulnerable populations, among whom most disproportionately affected were Indigenous women living in...

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Environmental Restoration Strategies to Increase Resilience in Rural Areas that are Extremely Marginalized, as well as Important for Biodiversity

For 8 years, the applicant organization, whose members live in a highly marginalized community, worked with researchers from Michoacán University, initially on a project to protect and...

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Witness Trees

Baltimore is a post-industrial port city located in the upper Chesapeake Bay. Climate models project that coastal communities along the mid-Atlantic coast and Chesapeake Bay will see...

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2021 - 2022 Active

Gitga’at marine food system resilience in the context of climate change

The frequency and intensity of harmful algal blooms (HABs), which can cause life-threatening illnesses such as paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP), are predicted to increase with warming...

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Community Mangrove Restoration and Regenerative Ecotourism

The Mexican state of Oaxaca is the most vulnerable to phenomena of climate change because of its geographical location between the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. In 2012,...

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2021 - 2022 Active

Seeding Resilience in Princeville II: Community-driven Adaptation to Climate

This project is part of an ongoing, multi-faceted resilience engagement with and for the Town of Princeville, NC, the nation’s first town chartered by African Americans following...

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2021 - 2022 Active

Rural Women Leaders in the Adaptation to Climate Change

The project’s 10 participating communities confront a series of climate change-associated adverse effects, including increasingly intense and frequent forest fires, forest pest issues,...

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2021 - 2022 Active

Marsh Restoration at Grand Bayou Indian Village

In the past several decades, Grand Bayou Indian Village (“Grand Bayou”), where many Atakapa-Ishak/Chawasha tribal members live, has lost a significant amount of land due to a...

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