Sacred species and sites : advances in biocultural conservation [E-Book] / edited by Gloria Pungetti, Gonzalo Oviedo, Della Hooke.
Pungetti, Gloria, (editor)
Oviedo, Gonzalo, (editor) / Hooke, Della, (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
1 online resource (xxvii, 472 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. Concepts and knowledge. Sacred species and sites : dichotomies, concepts and new directions in biocultural diversity conservation / Gloria Pungetti ; Spiritual values and conservation / Gonzalo Oviedo ; Protected areas and sacred nature : a convergence of beliefs / Nigel Dudley and Liza Higgins-Zogib ; Ancient knowledge, the sacred and biocultural diversity / Federico Cinquepalmi and Gloria Pungetti
  • pt. 2. Sacred landscapes. Ecological and spiritual values of landscape : a reciprocal heritage and custody / Glora Pungetti, Peter Hughes and Oliver Rackham ; Sacred mountains and national parks : spiritual and cultural values as a foundation for environmental conservation / Edwin Bernbaum ; The history of English churchyard landscapes illustrated by Rivenhall, Essex / Nigel Cooper ; Exmoor dreaming / Paul Sharman
  • pt. 3. Sacred sites and people. The landscape in the cosmoscape, and sacred sites and species among the Tanimuka and Yukuna Amerindian tribes (north-west Amazon) / Elizabeth Reichel ; Sacred natural sites in zones of armed conflicts : the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in Colombia / Guillermo E. Rodriguez-Navarro ; Struggles to protect Puketapu, a sacred hill in Aotearoa / Joseph S. Te Rito ; The Roman goddess Care : a therapy for the planet / Grazia Francescato and Daniela Talamo
  • pt. 4. Sacred species. The conservation status of sacred species : a preliminary study / Anna McIvor and Gloria Pungetti ; The role of taboos and traditional beleifs in aquatic conservation in Madagascar / Mijasoa M. Andriamarovololona and Julia P.G. Jones ; Sacred species of national marine sactuaries of the United States' west coast / William J. Douros ; Integrating biocultural values in nature conservation : perceptions of culturally significant sites and species in adaptive management / Bas Verschuuren
  • pt. 5. Sacred animals. Genealogy of the sacred : Maori beliefs concerning lizards / Mere Roberts ; Pheasant conservation, sacred groves and local culture in Sichuan, China / Wang Nan, Lucy Garrett and Philip McGowan ; The bear cult among the different ethnic groups of Russia (sacred Russian bear) / Robert E.F. Smith ; Specific-species taboos and biodiversity conservation in northern Madagascar / Kate Mannle and Richard J. Ladle
  • pt. 6. Sacred groves and plants. The sacred tree in the belief and mythology of England / Della Hooke ; Sacred groves and biodiversity conservation : a case study from the Western Ghats, India / Shonil A. Bhagwat ; Cultural and conservation values of sacred forests in Ghana / Alison Ormsby ; Sacred species of Kenyan sacred rites / Jacob Mhando Nyangila
  • pt. 7. Implementation and conclusions. Sacred species and biocultural diversity : applying the principles / Gloria Pungetti and Shonil A. Bhagwat ; Sacred sites, sacred landscapes and biocultural diversity : applying the principles / Gloria Pungetti and Federico Cinquepalmi ; Conclusions : the journey to biocultural conservation / Gloria Pungetti, Gonzalo Oviedo and Della Hooke ; Epilogue : a spiritual circle.