Southwestern Tribes Particularly Vulnerable to Climate Change

Oct. 25, 2013

Southwestern tribes are particularly vulnerable to climate change, which is likely to affect their cultural practices, water rights, and socioeconomic conditions, reports the Navajo-Hopi Observer. “Native American communities are socially, culturally, and politically unique and must be involved in the debates and decisions related to climate change to avoid unintended consequences or conflicts between local governments and agencies.” 

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