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Gleb Raygorodetsky
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What is your name?
Gleb
What organisation do you work for?
UNU
What country are you based in?
Canada
Please summarise your areas of climate-change expertise (in terms of subjects and geographical areas)
global, climate change adaptation & mitigation, traditional knowledge, indigenous peoples
What is your telephone number?
778-977-45336
Do you have a Skype account?
glebray
Which languages can you give interviews in?
English, Russian
What is your website address?
http://https://www.facebook.com/ConversationsEarth
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Dr. Gleb Raygorodetsky is an Adjunct Research Fellow with the UNU Institute for Advanced Sciences (UNU-IAS) on the Traditional Knowledge Initiative, contributing to the traditional knowledge and climate change program. Gleb is a conservation biologist with expertise in resource co-management and traditional knowledge systems. Prior to joining UNU-IAS, Gleb led the development of a new global grant-making strategy for the Christensen Fund on biocultural diversity and resilience. As part of UNU–IAS Gleb has continued to work in the field of biocultural diversity with a focus on participatory research and communication, indigenous rights, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and sacred natural sites. Gleb co-chairs the Ethics Program for the International Society of Ethnobiology (ISE) and is an active member of the IUCN Specialist Group on Cultural and Spiritual Values of Protected Areas (CSVPA).

Gleb Raygorodetsky's Blog

Maria and the Ukok Princess: Climate change and the fate of the Altai

On a warm summer’s day twenty-four centuries ago, a noblewoman of the nomadic Pazyryk tribe was buried in a large ancient burial tomb, or…

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Posted on June 21, 2013 at 15:32

Restoring the Sacred Web of Life in Siberia’s Golden Mountains

Golden Mountains of Altai, Russia–For countless generations, Altai people herded their livestock across what is now known as the Golden Mountains of Altai UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, in Russia’s southern Siberia. They endured many obstacles–from Mongol hordes to Soviet oppression.  Today, they face the new challenge–climate change. Torrential downpours, freezing and thawing splinter the rock and destroy…

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Posted on June 21, 2013 at 13:14

Changing With the Land: The Skolt Sámi’s Path to Climate Change Resilience

This photo essay offers a glimpse of the challenges that climate change presents for indigenous and local communities in northern Europe. An Arctic people of northern Finland whose livelihoods depend largely on their environment, the Skolt Sámi are searching for ways to remain resilient in the face of climate change.

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Posted on June 21, 2013 at 13:11

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