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ANR BRISK : BRidging Indigenous and Scientific Knowledge on Arctic changes : societies, vulnerabilities and adaptation

(Partenaire) Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines – CEARC – CEMOTEV - Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle (MNHN), UNESCO, LMD Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique.
Bridging Indigenous and Scientific Knowledge about Global Change in the Arctic. Building synergies between scientific and indigenous knowledge about Global Change in the Arctic by elaborating cutting-edge transdisciplinary methodologies to better understand the vulnerabilities and adaptive capacities of Arctic societies and environments. Assess environmental, economic, political and social impacts. This innovative transdisciplinary approach (associating indigenous knowledge holders, climatologists, geographers, ecologists and anthropologists) is based on the complementary nature of indigenous and scientific knowledge. The project combines micro and macro-scale approaches through its engagement with partners at international, national, regional and local levels. The BRISK project elaborates cutting-edge interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary methodologies and tools to build synergies between scientific and indigenous knowledge on climate and global changes in the Arctic. The objective is to enable innovative assessments of environmental, economic, political and social impacts, vulnerabilities, and adaptive strategies. It contributes to bridging the gaps between natural and social sciences, between science and indigenous knowledge, and between indigenous community, the research community and policy-makers.

36 mois + 12 mois - début : janvier 2013

(489 998 euros) ANR-12-SENV-0005