Publications

Tribal leaders, scholars and others working with tribes on climate change issues are increasingly engaged in bringing tribal voices to academic literature, agency climate reports, and other publications to demonstrate the impacts of climate change on indigenous communities in the United States, and the measures tribes across the country are taking to address climate change. Abstracts and materials provided by the publications are included in the descriptions.

Publication Year Sort ascending Geography Website
Dimoff, Anna. “Arctic research initiative targets historical knowledge to track climate change.” CBCnews, CBC/Radio Canada, 3 Jan. 2018, www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/arctic-research-indigenous-communities-1.4470891.

Categories: climate change, climate change adaptation, arctic, melting ice, traditional and historical knowledge, warming oceans

2018 Northern Canada Link
Chisholm Hatfield, S., Marino, E., Whyte, K.P. et al. Ecol Process (2018) 7: 25. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13717-018-0136-6

Categories: TEK, climate change, environment, observation, seasonality, culture

2018 Northwest, Great Basin Link
Wood, Mary Christina (2018) "Tribal Tools & Legal Levers for Halting Fossil Fuel Transport & Exports Through the Pacific Northwest," American Indian Law Journal: Vol. 7 : Iss. 1 , Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.seattleu.edu/ailj/vol7/iss1/5

Categories: Tribes, tools, fossil fuels, pipelines, environmental law, environmental justice

2018 Pacific Northwest Link
Mooney, C. (2018, June 13). Antarctic ice loss has tripled in a decade. If that continues, we are in serious trouble. Retrieved July 2, 2018, from https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2018/06/13/antarctic-ice-loss-has-tripled-in-a-decade-if-that-continues-we-are-in-serious-trouble/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.18fcfd765b17

Categories: climate change, melting ice, rising sea level, ghg emissions

2018 Antarctic, Coastal communities Link
Watts, Jonathan. “We Have 12 Years to Limit Climate Change Catastrophe, Warns UN.” The Guardian, 8 Oct. 2018, www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/08/global-warming-must-not-exceed-15c-warns-landmark-un-report.

Categories: climate change, climate change impacts, Co2 emissions, drought, floods, extreme heat, disaster preparedness

2018 Global Link
Lake, Frank K.; Parrotta, John; Giardina, Christian P.; Davidson-Hunt, Iain; Uprety, Yadav. 2018. Integration of Traditional and Western knowledge in forest landscape restoration. In: Mansourian, S., Parrotta, J., eds. Forest Landscape Restoration: Integrated approaches to support effective implementation. New York: Routledge: 198-226. Chapter 12.

Categories: Traditional Knowledge, Forests, Landscapes, Restoration, Social, Economic

2018 National Link
Caldwell, C., 2018, Supporting Cooperation Between Tribes and Climate Scientists in the Northeast Region.

Categories: climate change, cultural practices, climate change adaptation, climate modeling, collaboration, cooperation

2018 Northeast Link
LaPier, R. R. (2018, June 15). How Native American food is tied to important sacred stories. The Conversation. Retrieved July 2, 2018, from https://theconversation.com/how-native-american-food-is-tied-to-important-sacred-stories-97770?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest from The Conversation for June 15

Categories: first foods, indigenous food systems, salmon migration, salmon health, religion, culture and tradition, TK

2018 Washington state Link
Lieberman, Bruce. “Looking Anew at Plastics and Climate Change.” Yale Climate Connections, 26 Sept. 2018, www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2018/09/looking-anew-at-plastics-and-climate-change/?popupally_stop=subscriber.

Categories: plastics, oceans, Co2 emissions, industry, renewable energy

2018 Link
De Angelis, Patricia; Nygaard-Scott, Sharon; Chamberlain, James; Crandall, Sharofa; Lake, Frank K.; McLain,Rebecca J.; Mitchell, Christine; Patel, Amit R. 2018. Chapter 7 - Policies and regulations concerning non-timber forest products. In: Assessment of nontimber forest products in the United States under changing conditions. General Technical Report SRS-232, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. pages 153-192

Categories: Landscape, Nontimber, Forest, Species, Resources, Laws

2018 National/International Link
Laidre KL, Northey AD and Ugarte F (2018) Traditional Knowledge About Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus) in East Greenland: Changes in the Catch and Climate Over Two Decades. Front. Mar. Sci. 5:135. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00135

Categories: Traditional Ecological Knowledge, climate change, biology, environment, polar bears, traditional food

2018 Greenland Link
University of Edinburgh. "Taller plants moving into Arctic because of climate change." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 26 September 2018. .

Categories: plants, arctic, climate change, ecosystem health

2018 Arctic Link
Spies, Thomas A.; Stine, Peter A.; Gravenmier, Rebecca; Long, Jonathan W.; Reilly, Matthew J.; Mazza, Rhonda, tech. coords. 2018. Synthesis of science to inform land management within the Northwest Forest Plan area: executive summary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-970. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 186 p

Categories: Northwest Forest Plan, science, management, restoration, northern spotted owl, marbled murrelet, climate change, socioeconomic, environmental justice, U.S. Forest Service

2018 National Link
Baumflek, M., Greenlaw, S. (2018). United States Department of Agriculture Southern Research Station. Traditional ecological knowledge helps researchers understand the effects of plant harvesting.

Categories: traditional ecological knowledge, sustainability, traditional harvesting and gathering, plant populations

2018 Maine, Northern America Link
Meshel, Tamar. “Environmental Justice in the United States: The Human Right to Water.” Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy, July 2018, pp. 264–297., digital.law.washington.edu/dspace-law/bitstream/handle/1773.1/1819/8WJELP264.pdf.

Categories: water rights, water access, water quality, sanitation, human rights, indigenous communities

2018 National, International Link
Laursen, S., Puniwai, N., Genz, A.S. et al. Environmental Management (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-018-1069-7

Categories: Adaptation, climate change, collaboration, knowledge coproduction

2018 Hawaii Link
Mulkern, Anne C. “Taller Plants Moving into Arctic Because of Climate Change.” Scientific American, 21 Sept. 2018, www.scientificamerican.com/article/prepare-for-10-feet-of-sea-level-rise-california-commission-tells-coastal-cities/.

Categories: climate change, sea level rise, planning, adaptation

2018 California Link
Kathleen A. Wendt, Yuri V. Dublyansky, Gina E. Moseley, R. Lawrence Edwards, Hai Cheng, Christoph Spötl. Moisture availability in the southwest United States over the last three glacial-interglacial cycles. Science Advances, 2018; 4 (10): eaau1375 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aau1375

Categories: groundwater, southwest, water table, rainfall patterns, climate change, historic patterns

2018 Southwest Link
Driscoll, Emily V. “Toxic Spill in the Navajo Nation.” Scientific American, 12 Mar. 2018, blogs.scientificamerican.com/voices/toxic-spill-in-the-navajo-nation/.

Categories: climate change, disaster, adaptation, evaluation, water health, community health

2018 Navajo Nation Link
Eid, Troy A. “Beyond Dakota Access Pipeline: Energy Development and the Imperative for Meaningful Tribal Consultation.” Denver Law Review, vol. 95, no. 3, 2018, pp. 593–607., static1.1.sqspcdn.com/static/f/276323/27945279/1531287528983/Vol95_Issue3_Eid_FINAL.pdf?token=Qz4amYoeUz4v1em1fU3wkHMDrLI=.

Categories: DAPL, energy development, tribal energy, consultation, risk-management, decision making, cultural resources, surveying, construction, reclamation

2018 Link
Bellon, Tina. “U.S. Government, but Not Trump, Can Be Sued over Climate: Judge.” Reuters, 15 Oct. 2018, www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-climatechange-lawsuit/u-s-government-but-not-trump-can-be-sued-over-climate-judge-idUSKCN1MP2F8.

Categories: climate change, fossil fuels, our children's trust

2018 Oregon, National Link
Begay, Jade, and Ayşe Gürsöz. “Why Defending Indigenous Rights Is Integral to Fighting Climate Change.” Independent Media Institute and Rainforest Action Network, 5 Sept. 2018, www.ecowatch.com/defending-indigenous-rights-climate-change-2602221014.html.

Categories: pollution, front-line communities, climate change impacts, community health, environmental justice

2018 National Link
Colchester, M. (2004). Environmental Science and Policy. Conservation Policy and Indigenous Peoples, 7(3), 145-153. Retrieved August 14, 2018, from https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1462901104000322.

Categories: land management, conservation, national parks, indigenous rights, poverty, stewardship

2018 International Link
Fleming, A., Michaelson, R., Youssef, A., Holmes, O., & Robertson, H. (2018, August 13). Heat: The next big inequality issue. The Guardian. Retrieved August 14, 2018, from https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/aug/13/heat-next-big-inequality-issue-heatwaves-world?CMP=share_btn_fb

Categories: heatwave, inequality, public health, environmental justice

2018 Canada, International Link
Owens, B. (2018, June 18). Virtual Reality Preserves Disappearing Land. Hakai Magazine. Retrieved July 3, 2018, from https://www.hakaimagazine.com/news/virtual-reality-preserves-disappearing-land/

Categories: sea level rise, virtual reality, climate change, erosion, relocation

2018 Louisiana Link
Recommended Practices for Landscape Conservation Design. (2018). 1-70. Retrieved October 17, 2018, from https://www.fws.gov/science/pdf/LCD-Recommended-Practices.pdf.

Categories: landscape conservation, species conservation, data sharing, collaboration

2018 National Link
LaPier, Rosalyn R. “Why Native Americans Struggle to Protect Their Sacred Places.” The Conversation, 14 Aug. 2018, theconversation.com/why-native-americans-struggle-to-protect-their-sacred-places-101300?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=facebookbutton.

Categories: traditional lands, cultural resources, national monuments, Native American religion, Bears Ears National monument

2018 Bears Ears National Monument Link
Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 713

Categories: climate change, science, indigenous population

2018 Global Link
“Reclaiming Native Truth; Research Findings: Compilation of All Research.” Reclaiming Native Truth, First Nations Development Institute, Echohawk Consulting, June 2018, www.reclaimingnativetruth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/FullFindingsReport-screen.pdf.

Categories: Native American culture, Native American history, Native American culture, public policy, research, inclusion, equity

2018 Link
Munson, S.M., Bunting, E.L., Bradford, J.B. et al. Ecosystems (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-018-0296-3

Categories: drought, climate change, plant production, precipitation, ecosystem health, remote sensing

2018 Southwest Link