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Due to climate change Lenox Island, which can be found north of Prince Edward Island, is shrinking. The Mi’kmaq, a First Nations people who have lived on the island for thousands of years, are working to adapt to the island’s changing conditions. ...

The focus was on how marine protected areas, fishing livelihoods and food security interact, and can be mutually supportive. The research concluded that when fishers and communities are empowered and involved, MPAs can more effectively produce biodiversity and human outcomes....

The use and preservation of traditional knowledge is related to First Nations livelihood, as their culture, survival, and stewardship of their lands and territories depend on it....

The workshop was filled with discussions regarding Innu values that would be central to an environmental policy, as well ways the Innu Nation could make these values core to the development of their environmental policy in the settlement of land claims in preparation for self-government....

Academic researchers may use the jargon of social capital and social cohesion, but others around the world talk of the community they live in. Those researchers, studying social capital and social cohesion, are discovering what so many people already know – the power of community....