Traditional knowledge provides resilience to a changing climate highlights how important cultural diversity is to the protection of biological diversity, by explaining the signs that members of the Maya Kaqchikel use to predict changes in the weather.
It was filmed by Tirza Yanira Ixmucané Saloj Oroxom (Maya Kaqchikel) and produced by If Not Us Then Who, with input from Ramiro Batzin, Coordinator of Sotz’il and co-chair of the International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB).
- Forest Peoples Programme
- Tropical forests
- Knowledge, culture and spirituality
- This case study is part of the 2021-2022 LBO digital storytelling project