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Publisher: [Place of publication not identified], ROUTLEDGE, 2018.
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ISBN: 1138091197 9781138091191
OCLC Number: 1019608293
Contents: INTRODUCTION1. Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature in Protected and Conserved Areas: The 'deeply seated bond'Steve Brown and Bas Verschuuren PART I: CONCEPTS2. Implications of the Diversity of Concepts and Values of Nature in the Management and Governance of Protected and Conserved AreasJosep-Maria Mallarach, Fabrizio Frascaroli, Will Tuladhar-Douglas, Jonathan Liljeblad, Radhika Borde, Edwin Bernbaum, and Bas Verschuuren 3. Meaningful Nature Experiences: Pathways for deepening connections between people and placeMatthew J. Zylstra4. Mainstream Faith Participation in Protected and Conserved AreasMartin Palmer5. Spiritual Governance as an Indigenous Behavioural Practice: Implications for protected and conserved areasJohn Studley and Peter Horsley6. Exploring the Usefulness of Nature/Culture Convergences in World Heritage: The case of authenticity Kristal Buckley7. Buddhism and the Management of Sacred Sites for BiodiversityWill Tuladhar-Douglas8. The Significance of Indigenous Nature SpiritualityRadhika Borde9. The Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature: Involving the general public in the management and governance of protected areasEdwin BernbaumPART II: POLICY AND PRACTICE10. Connecting Practice: Defining new methods and strategies to further integrate natural and cultural heritage under the World Heritage ConventionLeticia Leitao, Leanna Wigboldus, Gwenaelle Bourdin, Tim Badman, Zsuzsa Tolnay, and Oscar Mthimkhulu11. Entangled Landscapes: Connecting conservation practices for naturecultures in the Mongolian AltaiSteve Brown and Bas Verschuuren 12. Culture and Nature: The case of the Ramsar Convention on wetlandsDave Pritchard13. Developing Guidelines for Integrating Cultural and Spiritual Values into the Protected Areas of Spain Josep-Maria Mallarach, Marta Mugica, Alberto de Armas, and Eulalia Comas14. Managing Religious Pilgrimage to Sacred Sites in Indian Protected AreasChantal Elkin, Sanjay Rattan, Soubadra Devy, and Ganesh ThyagarajanPART III: CASE STUDIES15. China's Community Fengshui Forests: Spiritual ecology and nature conservationChris Coggins, Jesse Minor, Bixia Chen, Yaoqi Zhang, Peter Tiso, James Lam, and Cem Gultekin16. Father Forest: Batwa culture and the management of national parks in Uganda's Albertine RiftMedard Twinamatsiko, Mark Infield, and Arthur Mugisha17. Kaio, kapwier, nepek, and nuk: Human and non-human agency and 'conservation' on Tanna, VanuatuJames L. Flexner, Lamont Lindstrom, Francis Hickey, and Jacob Kapere18. Exploring Spiritual and Religious Values in Landscapes of Production: Lessons and examples from ItalyFabrizio Frascaroli and Thora Fjeldsted19. The Nature of Attachment: An Australian experienceSteve Brown20. Reflections on the Spiritual and Relational Contexts of Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature in Protected and Conserved AreasBas Verschuuren and Steve Brown


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'At the heart of this book is the contributors' desire to make conservation more sustainable, equitable and effective by engaging with deeply held cultural and spiritual values to inspire action to Read more...

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