With $2 million from NSF, Indigenous knowledge and western science meet to advance mountain sustainability

By Nik Olsen | CSU Source An effort to ensure sustainability of mountainous regions and peoples around the world, centered around local and Indigenous knowledges and braiding knowledges with western science, is moving forward with a $2 million funding push from a National Science Foundation award to Colorado State University. Mountain Sentinels, based at CSU, is [...]

An integrated community and ecosystem-based approach to disaster risk reduction in mountain systems: learning from scientists and practitioners

While a group of mountain interdisciplinary scientists were exploring and discussing mountain paradoxes, the 2015 Earthquakes devastated much of Nepal.  We partnered with practitioners on the ground in Nepal to explore the relationship between the mountain paradoxes and the challenges they create for disaster risk reduction in the mountains.  We also learned from experiences in [...]

By |2019-03-29T22:40:34-06:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Hot off the Press, Hot off the Press Featured, Integrated Community|
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