Climate Change, Health, and Vulnerability in Canadian Northern Aboriginal Communities

  title={Climate Change, Health, and Vulnerability in Canadian Northern Aboriginal Communities},
  author={Christopher Furgal and Jacinthe Seguin},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
BACKGROUND Canada has recognized that Aboriginal and northern communities in the country face unique challenges and that there is a need to expand the assessment of vulnerabilities to climate change to include these communities. Evidence suggests that Canada's North is already experiencing significant changes in its climate--changes that are having negative impacts on the lives of Aboriginal people living in these regions. Research on climate change and health impacts in northern Canada thus… CONTINUE READING
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