Tual Sawn Khai Country Coordinator of Myanmar -16th UN Climate Change Conference of Youth PhD Candidate in Sociology and Social Policy Lingnan University, Hong Kong [email protected] How has COVID-19 impacted my community? My community, Tuisau Village, is located in the highlands around 30 miles from Kalay City, Sagging Region, and 20 miles from Tedim Township, Chin [...]
Yufna Soldier Wolf Mountain Sentinels Fellow 2020-2021 The lack of sustainable energy was exacerbated through Covid. Covid made it very apparent that tribes across the nation don't have running water or electricity. Those two resources are commodities in a capitalistic nation, that of which we live in. To incorporate our tribal values and Traditional Ecological [...]
The postdoctoral position is funded by BECC (Biodiversity and Ecosystem services in a Changing Climate), an interdisciplinary strategic research area based on collaboration between more than 250 researchers at the universities of Lund and Gothenburg. BECC develops research that contributes to the visualization and generation of knowledge to predict and manage the combined effect of [...]
We poured over 53 different applications before we narrowed it down to the 16 winners. Our fellows all are stakeholders in mountain communities around the world. Hailing from Uganda, Tajikistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nepal, the United States, Myanmar, Cameroon Rwanda, and Peru, these fellows are here to make a real change in their COVID-19-impacted communities.
By Catherine Tucker -- In early November, I had the privilege of attending the second conference of the Program on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECSii) in Oaxaca City, Mexico. For many reasons, the conference ranked among the best I have ever attended. The setting itself encompasses many of the challenges facing mountains and other social-ecological [...]