Environmental Uncertainty and Local Knowledge : Southeast Asia as a Laboratory of Global Ecological Change

Southeast Asia is a laboratory showing current worldwide ecological issues. Environmental change, natural resource exploitation as well as global climate change increasingly threaten people's livelihoods. Environmentally-based uncertainties foster a high level of knowledge uncertainty. This poses... Ausführliche Beschreibung

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Verfasserangabe: Anna-Katharina Hornidge, Christoph Antweiler.
Format: E-Book
veröffentlicht: Bielefeld : transcript-Verlag, [2014]
Umfang: 1 online resource
Enthält auch: Frontmatter -- Table of Contents -- Introduction / Antweiler, Christoph / Hornidge, Anna-Katharina -- 'Knowledge' in Development Discourse / Hornidge, Anna-Katharina -- Urban Environmental Knowledge as Citizens' Science / Antweiler, Christoph -- Conflicting Frames of Reference / Reichel, Christian / MARTENS, SOFIE ELENA / HARMS, ARNE -- "We Observe the Weather because we are Farmers" / Ehlert, Judith -- "Why did the Fish Cross the Road?" / Sillitoe, Paul / Alam, Mahbub -- Managing Fire Risk in Indonesia's Peatlands / Bizard, Viola -- Cassava Diversity and Toxicity in Relation to Environmental Degradation / Ellen, Roy / Soselisa, Hermien L. -- What makes a Social System Resilient? / Deswandi, Rio / Glaser, Marion / Ferse, Sebastian -- Afterthoughts / Scholtes, Fabian -- Contributors
Frontmatter -- Table of Contents -- Introduction / 'Knowledge' in Development Discourse / Urban Environmental Knowledge as Citizens' Science / Conflicting Frames of Reference / "We Observe the Weather because we are Farmers" / "Why did the Fish Cross the Road?" / Managing Fire Risk in Indonesia's Peatlands / Cassava Diversity and Toxicity in Relation to Environmental Degradation / What makes a Social System Resilient? / Afterthoughts / Contributors
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