Cultural and Spiritual Values of Biodiversity

Cultural and Spiritual Values of Biodiversity

by Darrell A. Posey

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Cultural and Spiritual Values of Biodiversity by Darrell A. Posey

While some of the articles contained here are philosophical or historical, others are scientific, legal, or narrative accounts of personal experiences and beliefs. Topics include the link between culture and nature; linguistic diversity; indigenous peoples; voices of the earth; ethnoscience; traditional health systems; agriculture and soil management; forests, culture and conservation; mountains, aquatic, and marine biodiversity; ethical, moral and religious concerns; rights, resources and responses; and maintaining the mosaic. Edited by Darrell Addison Posey, who is associated with both the Federal U. of Maranhao and Oxford U.and has received awards from the Sierra Club and the UNEP Global 500 Roll of Honor. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781853393945
Publisher: Practical Action Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2005
Pages: 756
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.81(h) x (d)

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