Essay on Final Summary

Submitted By ZhangHaokun
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Zhang, Haokun (Eric)
Reading Summary
According to Zabarenko (2009), in her article Aborigine, Inuit tradition can fight climate change, some representatives of indigenous people participated in a summit and expressed their opinions that native traditions had a important effect on competing climate change. Their purpose was that indigenous people wanted to play a role o solving problems of climate change. Indigenous people had their reason for why native traditions were important; they can always get used to live in bad environment. Furthermore, a number of examples claimed that indigenous people were more closed to the danger of climate change than other people and also effectively solved certain problems of climate change based on knowledge from their native traditions. As a result of this summit, indigenous people could work together with world governments on further international climate pacts.
Listening Summary
According to Cuellar (2013), in her lecture about hands-on conservation, she introduced her ideas about conservation in order to rebuild the relationship between people and nature. She pointed out that indigenous people could play a important role in conservation. For proving her ideas, she shared her experience about Gran Chaco, a precious dry forest which has numerous resources to exist. Many scientists and students came to there and then got satisfactory achievements. However, protecting this forest was difficult due to the complicated geographic position that this forest has. Cuellar thought she found a good solution of conservation, which is making indigenous people become the conservationists. Some indigenous people were given an opportunity to have a biology training course; as a result, these people made big progresses and showed that they were talented. In addition, this kind of courses are continuing to be given to indigenous people. It does not only contributes to conservation, but also helped indigenous people realize their own value.
Response
Both Zabarenko’s (2009) article Inuit…