TRADITIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL KNOWLEDGE AND WESTERN SCIENCE: IN SEARCH OF COMMON GROUND

@inproceedings{Tsuji2002TRADITIONALEK,
  title={TRADITIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL KNOWLEDGE AND WESTERN SCIENCE: IN SEARCH OF COMMON GROUND},
  author={Leonard J. S. Tsuji and Elise Ho},
  year={2002}
}
I Resume Controversy has surrounded the decision made by the federal government of Canada to give equal standing to Traditional Environmental Knowledge (TEK) with respect to western science, in the environmental impact assessment process. Part of the problem relates to the portrayal of TEK and science, in most of the literature, as being significantly different from each other in almost all aspects. It is difficult to make a rational judgement about another system of knowledge when differences… CONTINUE READING

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