The Kets ethnos and its “feeding landscape”: eсologo-geographical and social-and-ecological problems in conditions of globalization and changing climate
The paper discusses the modern state of the Kets ethnos, its cultural heritage, and existing problems. The paper analyzes the role of social factors in the transformation of traditional economy and the Kets philosophy at the modern stage. Using analysis of the data collected, the climatic impact on the traditional resource use of the Kets people has been identified. The paper suggests possible ways of diversification of traditional Kets economy under the existing organization of economy in the remote regions of the country. Global climate warming increases the dependency of traditional Kets economy on the environmental and geographical factors (natural-environmental resources of the taiga, natural disasters, natural risks of different origin, etc.).
Kets ethnicity, “feeding landscape”, geographical environment, traditional economy, changing climate, natural and environmental resources of the taiga, cultural heritage and globalization.