Climate Change and Community-based Adaptation
Many small island, rural and indigenous peoples’ communities are on the frontlines of climate change. Arctic, high altitude, desert margin and small island communities suffer early impacts due to the particular vulnerability of their territories and their reliance upon resource-based livelihoods.
These communities have first-hand knowledge of climate change impacts and strategies for response, due to their long-term observation and engagement with their environments.
Climate Frontlines: A global forum for indigenous peoples, small islands and vulnerable communities
Many small island, rural and indigenous communities are already facing the first impacts of climate change. Their high vulnerability relates to their reliance upon resource-based livelihoods and the locations and configurations of their lands and territories...