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  1. Fighting carbon with fire - Arnhemland, Australia

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    Arnhem Land - Aboriginal fire ecologist, Dean Yibarbuk, explains how traditional fire management practices have kept the country healthy for thousands of years. Recently, his mob at Wardakken have…

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    • Finding a place to feed: Kyrgyz shepherds and climate change

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      KYRGYZSTAN - Shepherd Dootkasy and his wide Anarkul share their family's observations and traditional adaptation to the changing climate in highland pastures of Kyrgyzstan's Tian Shan mountains. Featuring: Sariev…

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      • Interview with Professor Jose Sarukhan Kermez 18/5/09

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        18/5/09 - United Nations University interview with the distinguished Mexican Professor Jose Sarukhan Kermez - Institute of Ecology, National Autonomous University of mexico (UNAM). A specialist in…

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        • Land has breath - Rediscovering Altai's human-nature relationships

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          RUSSIA - Slava Cheltuev, Telengit community leader and shaman from Russian Altai's high altitude Kosh Agach Raion traverses the Altai's sacred lands. He reflects on our 21st century world…

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          • Local solutions on a sinking paradise, Carterets Islands, Papua New Guinea

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            In December 2008, the low-lying Carterets Islands were badly damaged by king tides and violent storm surges. Nicholas Hakata, a local youth leader and community representative, explains that he and…

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            • Pamiri women and the melting glaciers of Tajikistan

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              TAJIKISTAN - The glaciers of the Pamir mountains, which provide over 50% of Central Asia's water resources, are rapidly melting at a rate similar to Greenland's continental glacier. Three…

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              • PRIORITY AFRICA - Climate Change

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                A short UNU podcast focusing on climate change impact in Africa and some of the priority issues and solutions. Filmed during the 2008 TICAD IV summit in Yokohama, the podcast features interviews with…

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                • Sea level rise in Kowanyama, Cape York, Australia

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                  “When that whole ocean comes and rises up, where are we going to go?” ponders Inherkowinginambana, a Kunjen elder from Kowanyama, a coastal Aboriginal community in tropical Queensland,…

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                  • The forbidden forest of the Dayak - Borneo, Indonesia

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                    Deep in the remaining old growth forests of Borneo, the Setulang Dayak village guards its forest with deep commitment. To date, the village's traditional law of Tana Olen (forbidden forest),…

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                    • Tourism meltdown, Climate change causes drift ice lost

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                      The Sea of Okhotsk has long been the southernmost spot in the Northern Hemisphere where polar sea ice is found. After spreading southward out of the Arctic each winter and along the eastern edge of…

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                      • UN Day - climate change video

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                        On 23 June 2008, Dr. James Hansen from the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies testified to the United States Congress about global warming. http://ourworld.unu.edu/en/2008/09/17/innovation-and-climate-change/

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                        • Walking on country with spirits, Wugal Wugal, Australia

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                          Located on the eastern shore of Australia’s tropical north, Shipton’s Flat is home to Marilyn, a Kuku Nyungkal Aboriginal woman, and her family. She has been living here the ancestral…

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