Topics » Science & Technology   July 16, 2012

Coping with Climate Change: Washington's Tribes

INTERTWINED FATES

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THE WOLF PACKANCIENT TRADITIONSLIMITED LANDAN IDYLLIC PLACEFISHING FOR SMELTSSTRANGE WATERSSHIFTING SEA MAMMALSANCIENT HOMELANDSFIRST FOODSSALMON CERMONIESGIVING THANKSFEEDING A COMMUNITYINTERTWINED FATESCRITICAL HABITATSRIGHT TO FISHDEFENDING TREATY RIGHTS THE NEXT GENERATION

INTERTWINED FATES

Studies show that more than any other people, indigenous communities are expected to bear the brunt of the effects of climate change. By being tied to the land and its natural resources, tribes are disproportionately affected by climate-related hazards such as coastal erosion, rising temperatures and extreme weather.

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