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Evaluating the Environmental State Assessment Toolkit Public

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Ecosystem-Based Management Tools (EBMTs) are often used by professionals to evaluate the health of specific environments. Often, these tools utilize narrow western metrics of ecosystem health and fail to incorporate Indigenous knowledge. We evaluated ESAT, an EBMT that accounts for Indigenous cultural values. We determined the necessary steps for the tool to be successfully implemented in countries such as the U.S., and we provided insight as to how ESAT can be successfully developed from a technical and functional level.

  • This report represents the work of one or more WPI undergraduate students submitted to the faculty as evidence of completion of a degree requirement. WPI routinely publishes these reports on its website without editorial or peer review.
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  • 05/03/2021
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  • 5786
  • E-project-031621-160754
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  • 2021
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UN Sustainable Development Goals
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  • 2021-03-16
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