Here are some links to organizations, please check them out:
- Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
- Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets
- Climate Institute
- International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management
- National Center for Atmospheric Research
- USGS Navajo Nation Studies
- USGS Corecasts : CoreCast brings you straight science insight on natural hazards; climate change; satellite imagery and monitoring; water quality; human health and wildlife disease; and much more. Tune into CoreCast. It's natural science from the inside out.
- NASA Native American Initiatives
- Native View
Here are some links to Tribal Colleges that we are working with:
- Haskell Indian Nations University
- Sequoyah Computer and GIS Lab - see where the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets students at Haskell Indian Nations University work and the projects they are working on.
- CReSIS Sea level rise maps -the students at Haskell Indian Nations University combined their efforts to create the sea level rise maps for the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets.
- Sinte Gleska Tribal College
- Dine College
- Northwest Indian College
- Salish Kootenai Tribal College
Other Links of Interest:
- Native Communities and Climate Change: Protecting Tribal Resources as Part of National Climate Policy by the University of Colorado School of Law. To read the Executive Summary, click here. To read the final report, click here.
- Climate Change and Pacific Rim Indigenous Nations from the Northwest Indian Applied Research Institute (2006)
- Impacts of a Warming Arctic from the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (2004)
- Tribal perspectives on climate change from the EPA-Tribal Science Council Symposium (2006)
- Native Climate Commons - collect stories about the effects of climate change on indigenous peoples. It doesn't appear to contain much content yet, but when operational should be a very helpful hub of tribally related climate change information.
- Chapter on climate change impacts upon Native Peoples and Native Lands by the US Global Change Research Program (2000) at:
- Conference and post conference materials from the National Wildlife Federation's Tribal Lands Climate Conference (2006). Including impacts and recommendations:
- Native American Rights Fund (NARF) - approaches and activities at:
- The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) has put out a call for case studies from vulnerable communities, including tribes, for a database, and have worked with the Inuit in the Arctic about climate change, and will have a case study on the Inuit as part of the database
- Information about the Tribal College Climate Protection Initiative
- An interactive website that allows Alaska Natives to record climate change impacts they are currently observing is available here..
- The only section in the IPCC's Fourth Assessment Report devoted exclusively to indigenous issues -section C4
- An excellent database of international indigenous issues, is available here.
- The UNFCCC secretariat has developed an online database of local coping strategies promoting a transfer of knowledge and sharing of experience on adaptation action directly undertaken by those who are vulnerable, without reliance on external intervention. These strategies include traditional practices used by indigenous peoples.
- Document on international Indigenous peoples and climate change
- Last one - http://www.usgcrp.gov/usgcrp/Library/nationalassessment/12Native.pdf
- The website for the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, an advisory body to the Economic and Social Council, with a mandate to discuss indigenous issues related to economic and social development, culture, the environment, education, health and human rights.