Ways to Help and Hinder: Climate, Policy, and Adaptability

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 3:15 PM AKDT
Philip Loring, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment & Policy

Philip Loring, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Dr. Loring will present a component of his dissertation research that compares case-studies from Interior Alaska (subsistence hunting) and the Bering Sea (Commercial Fishing) to explore how policy helps or hinders people's ability to respond effectively to climatic variability and change. The lessons speak both to community needs and to how natural resource policy might be better structured to support sustainability and community livelihoods.

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