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Dr. Kari Marie Norgaard

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Associate Professor of Sociology ...

Phone: (541) ***-****  
Email: n***@***.edu
University of Oregon
1204 University Of Oregon
Eugene , Oregon 97403
United States

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  • PhD , Sociology
    U of O.
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As long ago as 2009 a ...
www.wnd.com, 9 Jan 2016 [cached]
As long ago as 2009 a conference of "eco-psychologists" at the University of the West of England in Bristol, led by University of Oregon professor Kari Norgaard, discussed whether "climate change denial" should be deemed a "mental disorder. There Norgaard, a professor of sociology and environmental studies, as reported in The Register, told participants that "Skepticism regarding the need for immediate and massive action against carbon emissions is a sickness of societies and individuals which needs to be 'treated.' ..."
In 2012 Norgaard and other academics gathered again in London, where she discussed her book "Living in Denial: Climate Change, Emotions and Everyday Life" (2011, MIT Press). "This kind of cultural resistance to very significant social threat is something that we would expect in any society facing a massive threat," she said.
Klein also references the work of ...
www.rivernetwork.org, 24 Dec 2014 [cached]
Klein also references the work of University of Oregon sociologist, Kari Norgaard, who observes that "a great deal of the work of deep social change involves having debates during which new stories can be told to replace the ones that have failed us.
pacificsoc.org: 2005
www.pacificsoc.org [cached]
Kari Norgaard, UC Davis: Denied Access to Traditional Foods: Health Impacts for the
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Organizer: Kari Norgaard, UC Davis
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(chair Wermuth, Edles, Palmer, Norgaard, Cohen Weigt, and new members: Clancy,
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Organizer: Kari Norgaard, UC Davis
Friends of the River: Press Room
www.friendsoftheriver.org, 30 Jan 2005 [cached]
Dr. Kari Norgaard, Sociologist, UC Davis 530-754-5457
Washington, D.C.- Today, the Washington Post reported on a study by University of California sociologist Dr. Kari Norgaard documenting how the denied access to traditional food sources has affected the physical health of members of the Karuk Tribe. The Karuk live along the Klamath River in Northern California. Tribes and conservationists point to this report as the first clear link between the decline of Klamath River salmon due to dams and water mismanagement, and human health.
"As salmon in the Klamath River have dwindled, the Karuks have been forced to adopt a Western-style high starch diet," said Dr. Norgaard. "As the Tribe has been denied access to salmon, the incidence of diabetes and heart disease among tribal members has skyrocketed. For the Karuk, salmon once represented a staple of their diet. Salmon is high in protein and Omega-3 fatty acids which have recently received much positive acclaim by the medical community. According to Dr. Norgaard's study, as the fishery has declined, rates of heart disease and diabetes for Karuk tribal members have reached levels two to three times higher than the national average.
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According to Dr. Norgaard, "early anthropologists studying the Klamath Basin Tribes, identified the Karuk, Hupa and Yurok tribes as the wealthiest people in what is now known as California prior to contact with Europeans.
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"It is ironic that today doctors around the nation are urging their patients to eat more salmon and adopt the kind of diet that the Karuk enjoyed for thousands of years," concluded Dr. Norgaard.
ECONEWS Report
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Kari Norgaard, a researcher at UC Davis, presents her findings regarding salmon and the diet of local Karuk Indians. June 2005 http://www.yournec.org http://nec.streamguys.us/01 karinorgard.mp3 Kari Norgaard and Tim McKay
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Kari Norgaard, a researcher at UC Davis, presents her findings regarding salmon and the diet of local Karuk Indians. June 2005 Kari Norgaard, a researcher at UC Davis, presents her findings regarding salmon and the diet of local Karuk Indians. June 2005 no no
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