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Western science, indigenous, and local knowledge are valued and used but are outweighed by political considerations in decisions concerning wildlife.

Published online: 28 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Kadykalo, A. N. & Cooke, S. J. & Young, N.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes an assessment how decision-makers and other potential knowledge users (1) perceive, evaluate, and use western-based scientific, i...

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Special Feature: Informing decision-making with indigenous and local knowledge and science.

Published online: 21 Oct 2021

Content type: Journal issue

This special section, which contains 5 papers, highlights some of the many benefits which can occur when research and decision-making are informed by ...

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Well grounded: indigenous peoples' knowledge, ethnobiology and sustainability.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Turner, N. J. & Cuerrier, A. & Joseph, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

The biological knowledge and associated values and beliefs of Indigenous and other long-resident Peoples are often overlooked and underrepresented in ...

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The role of western-based scientific, indigenous and local knowledge in wildlife management and conservation.

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Kadykalo, A. N. & Cooke, S. J. & Young, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Managers of wildlife are faced with decisions and issues that are increasingly complex, spanning natural and human dimensions (i.e. values, preference...

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Bridging indigenous and Western sciences in freshwater research, monitoring, and management in Canada.

Published online: 07 Oct 2021

Authors: Alexander, S. M. & Provencher, J. F. & Henri, D. A. & Nanayakkara, L. & Taylor, J. J. & Berberi, A. & Lloren, J. I. & Johnson, J. T. & Ballard, M. & Cooke, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Mutually respectful and reciprocal relationships between people and their environment is a central tenet of many Indigenous world views. Across the Am...

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Working with indigenous and local knowledge (ILK) in large-scale ecological assessments: reviewing the experience of the IPBES Global Assessment.

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: McElwee, P. & Fernández-Llamazares, Á. & Aumeeruddy-Thomas, Y. & Babai, D. & Bates, P. & Galvin, K. & Guèze, M. & Liu JianGuo & Molnár, Z. & Ngo, H. T. & Reyes-García, V. & Chowdhury, R. R. & Samakov, A. & Shrestha, U. B. & Díaz, S. & Brondízio, E. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There have been calls for greater inclusion of Indigenous and local knowledge (ILK) in applied ecosystems research and ecological assessments. The Int...

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Reimagining conservation translocations through two-eyed seeing.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Rayne, A. & Byrnes, G. & Collier-Robinson, L. & Hollows, J. & McIntosh, A. & Ramsden, M. & Rupene, M. & Tamati-Elliffe, P. & Thoms, C. & Steeves, T. E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This Perspective, as Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers and practitioners working in partnership under Te Tiriti o Waitangi (The Treaty of Wait...

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Indigenous knowledge of key ecological processes confers resilience to a small-scale kelp fishery.

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Kobluk, H. M. & Gladstone, K. & Reid, M. & Brown, K. & Krumhansl, K. A. & Salomon, A. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Feedbacks between social and ecological processes can lead to sustainable stewardship practices that support ecological resilience among harvested pop...

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Indigenous brigades change the spatial patterns of wildfires, and the influence of climate on fire regimes.

Published online: 04 Aug 2022

Authors: Oliveira, M. R. & Ferreira, B. H. S. & Souza, E. B. & Lopes, A. A. & Bolzan, F. P. & Roque, F. O. & Pott, A. & Pereira, A. M. M. & Garcia, L. C. & Damasceno Júnior, G. A. & Costa, A. & Rocha, M. & Xavier, S. & Ferraz, R. A. & Ribeiro, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Indigenous people have been managing fire-prone landscapes for millennia, especially in tropical savannas, thereby maintaining carbon stocks and pyrod...

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Weaving indigenous knowledge systems and Western sciences in terrestrial research, monitoring and management in Canada: a protocol for a systematicmap.

Published online: 29 Jun 2021

Authors: Henri, D. A. & Provencher, J. F. & Bowles, E. & Taylor, J. J. & Steel, J. & Chelick, C. & Popp, J. N. & Cooke, S. J. & Rytwinski, T. & McGregor, D. & Ford, A. T. & Alexander, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Human activities and development have contributed to declines in biodiversity across the globe. Understanding and addressing biodiversity loss will re...

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