COP18: Ignoring indigenous knowledge is a missed opportunity
Peter Yu , North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance
From Qatar: COP18 UN Climate Change Conference 2012
COP18 (03/12/12) – Peter Yu, Chairman of the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance says there is currently a missed opportunity in appreciating the skills and traditional knowledge systems of indigenous people globally.
In Australia he said this is about the oldest living traditional culture providing solutions to a very modern problem – climate change.
He talks about a project in Northern Australia which aims to bring this knowledge and join it up with modern science.