Infographic: climate change research and monitoring
Description: Summary of Climate change research and monitoring
An infographic shows a simplified impacts of climate change in the Arctic. In the center of the infographic there are images symbolizing tundra, taiga and ice floe. The images are surrounded by colorful pink, yellow and blue circular lines. Above the images there is an image of a thermometer with an arrow pointing upwards and a capture reading "Climate change Affects all aspects of Indigenous food security and ways of life". On the images of the tundra human figures representing hunters look at migrating caribou. Below, a group of Indigenous people work together on processing fish for food and the elders are passing knowledge through conversation to younger generation. On the image of snow-covered tundra there are images of houses and human figures representing elders, children, adults and workers symbolizing Inuit community. On the right there are images of an ice floe with breaking ice and a human figure on a snowmobile and another human figure looking onward on a broken ice. The image symbolizes impacts of climate change on travel routes.
In the left upper corner of the infographic there are images of two human figures conversing while standing on an ice floe. The capture below reads "New words are needed to describe new conditions". On the right there is an image of a killed muskoxen, flying bird and a hunter with a child in conversation. The capture below reads "Intergenerational knowledge transfer must respond to climate-induced changes". On the right and there are images of snowflakes, wolf and vegetation with arrows pointing upwards towards the image of a caribou with a calf. The capture below reads "Abundance of wildlife and plants" Circular arrows beside the capture symbolize co-dependency of animals and plants. Another capture below reads "How do we adapt, by bridging different ways of knowing?". On the right there are images of a beaver, fish and moose, with circular arrows beside them. The capture below reads "Diversity of wildlife and plants" Another capture below reads "Is there enough?"
On the down left corner of the infographic there are images symbolizing portioned fish, two seals and a dinner plate with a knife and fork. Circular arrows are beside the images. The capture under the image of portioned fish reads "Food quality and safety". The capture under the image of a dinner plate reads "Local diets and nutrient intake" and the capture under the images of seals reads "Condition of animals" A much bigger capture above all three images reads "Do we want to eat it?" In the right down corner of the infographic there are images symbolizing migration of fish with fish swimming, and a capture below reading "Distribution of animals". Circular arrows accompany all images. On the right there is an image of a human figure riding an ATV. The capture below reads "Travel conditions." On the right there is an image of a gas can with a dollar symbol on a can and an arrow beside it pointing upwards. The capture below reads "Economic barriers." A much bigger capture above reads "Can we get it?"
Snook, J., Harper, S., Perrin, A., Balasubramaniam, A., Alisauskas, R., Basterfield, M., Gruben, C., Brammer, J., Furgal, C., Henri, D., Ignace, L., Kutz, S., Ljubicic, G., Nanook, K., Ndeloh, D., Peacock, S., Wesche, S. and Park, B. 2022, Understanding the effects of climate change on food security in northern Indigenous communities. Polar Knowledge: Aqhaliat Report, Volume 4, Polar Knowledge Canada, p. 106–126. DOI: 10.35298/pkc.2021.05.eng
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