The Involvement of local communities and lay citizens in data collection holds the potential to increase local agency for adaptation.

The Inventory of local indicators of climate change impacts collected through this project will improve our understanding of the localized responses of the physical and biological systems to climate change.

Data on perceptions of climate change impacts will improve our understanding of the perceived impacts of climate change on local livelihoods, improving our understanding of the human dimensions of climate change. This will guide policies attempting to mitigate its immediate impacts.

The creation of a web-based platform that will be fed by researchers, practitioners, Indigenous Peoples and local communities, or other citizens who will contribute to this project data collection and who might – ultimately – form an observation network for the long-term monitoring of local indicators of climate change impacts.

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The Project

LICCI – Local Indicators of Climate Change Impacts: the contribution of local knowledge to climate change research – is a European Research Council (ERC) funded project aiming to bring indigenous and local knowledge to climate change research.

Through cutting-edge science, we strive to deepen our understandings of perceived climate change impacts, and endeavor to bring indigenous and local knowledge into policy-making processes and influence international climate change negotiations. The LICCI team is dedicated to creating a wide network, which encompasses researchers, practitioners, and the general public who are interested in indigenous and local knowledge systems and climate change.

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Networks

Collaborator Network Collaborator Network
The LICCI project seeks applications from Ph.D. students, early career scholars, and practitioners who share similar interests. The 2nd call is now closed
Citizen Science Platform Citizen Science Platform
We are creating a web-based platform in which any citizen in the world will be able to contribute information on local indicators of climate change impacts, and researchers will be able to connect to each other to exchange knowledge and data.

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

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 ...
Discussing impacts of climate change in the Bolivian Amazon

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 ...
Another rewarding LICCI workshop is concluded

Another rewarding LICCI workshop is concluded

As time goes by, it is exciting to see the LICCI network keeps growing and thriving. ...

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