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Indigenous Environmental Science / Studies

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Indigenous Environmental Science / Studies

Resources & Connections

Indigenous Resource Links

The Aboriginal Health Research Networks (AHRNet) Secretariat
(Formerly the ACADRE Secretariat). AHRNET is the coordinating body for the nine Network Environments for Aboriginal Health Research (NEAHR) centres located across Canada. These Centres facilitate and support training and research on Aboriginal health and environment issues in Canada.

Aboriginal Links International
A site devoted to maintaining links on Aboriginal law, arts, human rights, environment etc. International in scope, not all the links are current.

Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment
A community based, grass-roots organization, was formed in 1987 to address the environmental problems facing the Mohawk Nation community of Akwesasne.

Canadian Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER)!
A national, First Nation-directed environmental non-profit organization with charitable status. They were established in 1994 by a group of First Nation Chiefs from across Canada. Through their programs, they take action on climate change, build sustainable communities, protect lands and waters, and conserve biodiversity.

Indigenous Environmental Network
Maintains an information clearinghouse, provides advocacy for environmental justice and health, convening local, regional and national meetings on environmental justice issues, and providing support, resources and referral to Indigenous communities and youth throughout North America and in recent years - globally.

National Aboriginal Forestry Association
NAFA's objectives is the overall goal of increased participation of Aboriginal people in the forestry sector.

First Nations Environmental Network
Works to protect and restore the balance of all life, through traditional Indigenous value systems. Links grassroots Indigenous people nationally and internationally to support each other on environmental concerns.

National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association
The Objective of the National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association (NALMA) is to provide a working environment which will be comfortable to all First Nations Lands Managers, to network between each other on land related issues, and at the same time create a system that will assist First Nations interests in various land management functions.

Environmental Resources for Peterborough Area

The Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC)
KWIC is located in the Environmental Resource Centre in the Environmental Sciences Centre (room ES B101).

Peterborough Green-Up
"We are a non-profit charitable organization with a focus on environmental issues such as waste reduction, water and energy conservation, greenspace enhancement and CO2 reduction."

Environmental Resources for Trent Students both local and global
 

Environmental Organizations and Data Sources

Boreal Forest Network
Lots of information on boreal forests in Canada and around the world. Lots of good links. 

Ontario Environmental Network 
Links to other Environmental Groups in Ontario

Canadian Environmental Network
The Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN) is an independent, non-partisan organization which facilitates networking among those who share its concern with protection, preservation and restoration of the environment and promoting ecologically sound and sustainable ways of life.