Changing Tides: An Ecologist's Journey to Make Peace with the Anthropocene
In Changing Tides, Alejandro Frid, an ecologist working with Indigenous people, argues that a merger of scientific perspectives and Indigenous knowledge might just help us change the story we tell ourselves of who we are -- of who we can be -- and steer us towards a more benign Anthropocene.
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About the Author
Alejandro Frid, Ph.D., has for over two decades inhabited the worlds of science, modern Indigenous cultures, and climate activism. An ecologist for First Nations of British Columbia's Central Coast, and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the School of Environmental Studies at the University of Victoria, Frid works collaboratively with First Nations on the integration of traditional knowledge and Western science to advance conservation and revitalize Indigenous control of their resources. His research experience has spanned conflicts between industrial development and terrestrial wildlife, the plight of endangered species, and the effects of overfishing on marine predators. Author of A World for My Daughter, he lives on Bowen Island, British Columbia, and can be found at https: //alejandrofridecology.weebly.com/.