Revitalizing culture and ecosystems through environmental education in Samburu, Kenya
Traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) is being lost across the planet and it is feared that, as a consequence, indigenous communities have become less resilient in the face of environmental changes. In this talk, Jon will reflect on his experiences leading a collaborative effort to address such concerns among the pastoralists of Samburu, Kenya. Through a fellowship with the CCC, Jon and his team investigated the nature of TEK loss in Samburu, created TEK-centered environmental education programs and mobilized hundreds of community members in afforestation efforts using both traditional and ...
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