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Notes from the field: Tracking LICCIs in the Territorio Indígena Tsimane’

This past October, André, Petra, and Viki from the LICCI core team went on a field trip to the Territorio Indígena Tsimane’ (Dept. Beni, Bolivia). Tomas Huanca, Esther Conde, Isidoro Canchi and Elias Isa, members of our partner organization “Centro Boliviano de Desarrollo Socio Integral” (CBIDSI) also came along. Together, they worked in identifying changes […]

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Open call for papers for special issue in Journal of Ethnobiology: Indigenous Peoples & Climate Change

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Notes from the field: discussing with Twa hunter-gatherers in eastern DR Congo

During August and September 2019, LICCI partner Dr Cuni Sanchez and her colleagues Dr G. Imani and R. Batumike, started their research on climate change perceptions and adaptation by the Twa hunter-gatherers living around Kahuzi-Biega National Park. This park which covers lowland and montane forests, hosts several endangered iconic mammals such as Grauer’s gorilla (Gorilla […]

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Notes from the field: ribeirinho life along the pulsing Juruá river

During September, the LICCI core team member André Junqueira went to the Juruá River, in western Brazilian Amazonia, to start the arrangements for his forthcoming fieldwork in the region. The Juruá, a tributary of the Amazon River, is a dynamic meandering river with its headwaters in the Andes, carrying a large amount of sediments that […]

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Discussing impacts of climate change in the Bolivian Amazon

Within the context of the III Jornadas de Etnobiologia en Bolivia, supported by the Fundación Autònoma Solidaria, three members of the LICCI core team discussed with Bolivian scientists and representatives of the Chiquitano and Tacana Indigenous peoples how climate change is affecting their livelihoods. The event was hosted by the Universidad Privada de Santa Cruz […]

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Another rewarding LICCI workshop is concluded

As time goes by, it is exciting to see the LICCI network keeps growing and thriving. Last week we hosted 14 partners at ICTA-UAB in Barcelona to foster collaborative research and set common ground for the data collection in the field. Partners from across the world dedicated their efforts to familiarizing the LICCI protocols, sharing […]

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New Ph.D. opportunity: Gender perceptions of climate change impacts

This Ph.D. project will study gendered perceptions of climate change impacts with a particular focus on marine fisheries and aquaculture in target regions in both developed and developing countries. Data on perception of climate change impacts will be collected at the individual level, with a purposive sample targeting women and men. The PhD student will […]

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LICCI has successfully wrapped up the first training workshop!

The very first training workshop of LICCI took place at ICTA-UAB from 17th to 21st of June 2019. LICCI team members greeted 10 partners coming from different countries in Barcelona, Spain. It is an exciting moment to witness how common ground in research could bring people with very different expertise together and share insights from […]

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News from the field: insights from the Serer

We arrived in the field by the end of April. The landscape was drab brown and dry, scattered with bushes, acacia trees and baobabs. In the past, the rainy season used to start earlier, we were told; by this time, the first millet seeds would have begun germinating across the fields. But nowadays the duration […]

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Call for Software developer / UI designer

To support the development of the LICCI citizen science platform we are looking for 2 temporary developers (frontend/backend) and one UI/Webdesigner.

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