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Social and economic value of protected areas

I’ve just come across an exceptionally important paper published recently in PLoS Biology by a team of venerable conservation biologists led by the eminent Andy Balmford… 514 more words

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The sacred groves of Epirus in the Greek list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO

Although the sad news on the passing of an inspired teacher and friend Oliver Rackham overshadow this news, Dr Kalliopi Stara would like to share that in collaboration with the Greek Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs she has proposed the sacred groves of Konitsa and Zagori, the area where she worked in for the last 15 years, is to be included in the national list of the  124 more words

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Training on Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature in Protected Area Management and Governance

A team of our Specialist Group on Cultural and Spiritual Values of Protected Areas orqanised a workshop on Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature in Protected Area Management and Governance… 1,804 more words

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IUCN UK organises Protected Areas Conference

On Monday, 9 February 2015 from 09:30 to 16:30 (GMT), the IUCN National Committee UK will organise a one day conference on Protected Areas: Implications of the Global Agenda… 209 more words

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MOOC includes Module on Protected Areas Conservation

Need to brush up on your understanding of Protected Areas? The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) by the University of British Columbia (UBC) on ‘ 147 more words

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