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Biocultural diversity conservation : a global sourcebook

Author: Luisa Maffi; Ellen Woodley
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2010.
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The field of biocultural diversity is emerging as a dynamic, integrative approach to understanding the links between nature and culture and the interrelationships between humans and the environment.  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luisa Maffi; Ellen Woodley
ISBN: 9781844079209 1844079201 9781844079216 184407921X
OCLC Number: 918241319
Description: XXII, 282 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Foreword by Gonzalo Oviedo, IUCNAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Why a Sourcebook on Biocultural Diversity?Part I: Biocultural Diversity: Conceptual Framework1. What Is Biocultural Diversity?2. Why Is a Biocultural Approach Relevant for Sustaining Life in Nature and Culture?Part II: Sustaining Biocultural Diversity: The Projects3. Surveying Biocultural Diversity Projects Around the World4. Overview of the Projects5. Cross-cutting Analysis of the Projects6. Lessons Learned from the ProjectsPart III: Sustaining Biocultural Diversity: Future Directions7. Filling the Gaps and Connecting the Dots: Recommendations and Next Steps8. Biocultural Diversity and the Future of SustainabilityReferencesAppendix 1: Analytical TablesAppendix 2: Survey DetailsAppendix 3: Survey Contributor InformationAppendix 4: Directory of Selected Resources on Biocultural DiversityAppendix 5: About TerralinguaAppendix 6: About the Authors
Responsibility: Luisa Maffi and Ellen Woodley.


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