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“The Promise of Solutions” Available as Free PDF

January 12, 2017

The latest Environment and Society featured article is now available! This month’s article, “The Promise of Solutions from Increasing Diversity in Ways of Knowing: Educational Lessons from Meteorology, Ethnobotany, and Systems Ecology,” comes from Volume 5 (2014). Amy Freitag demonstrates how systems of ecology, ethnobotany, and meteorology increase problem solving by legitimizing different ways of knowing.

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An artisanal net fisherman in a Kiribati lagoon. Australia is supporting several programmes in the Pacific to help protect fast depleting fish stocks.

An artisanal net fisherman in a Kiribati lagoon. Australia is supporting several programmes in the Pacific to help protect fast depleting fish stocks.


AMY FREITAG
 is an independent scholar who works on the human dimensions of ocean conservation. She is interested in how participatory science might help bridge science and conservation action and has worked with citizen science groups in California and small-scale fishermen in North Carolina to explore different models of participatory science. Find out about these research projects and her teaching and outreach at www.amyfreitag.org.

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