Vanishing and Re-emerging: Reviving Biological and Cultural Diversity | A World of Possibilities

Around the world, languages, cultures and ecosystems are disappearing at an alarming rate, erasing richness vital to our survival. Based on interviews conducted at a major international conference on biocultural diversity held at the American Museum of Natural History in New York in April 2008, this program examines how diversity is also re-emerging even as the old ways are dying.

This program was funded by The Christensen Fund.

Guests: 
Rick Stepp, Collaborator, Terralingua, Atlas of Biocultural Diversity, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Latin American Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, US
Tero Mustonen and Vyacheslav Shadrin, The Snowchange Cooperative, Finland; Head, Yukaghir Elders Council
Gary Paul Nabhan, Terralingua Advisory Panel, Founder, Renewing Americas Food Traditions, Southwest Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, US
Alejandro Argumedo, Founding Member and Co-Chair, Call of the Earth Steering Committee, Cusco, Peru
Eleanor Sterling, Director, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, US
Jules Pretty, Professor of Environment and Society, University of Essex, UK

Additional Interviews:

Luisa Maffi, Ph.D, Director of Terralingua, Jessica Brown, Terralingua Board Member, Senior Vice-President for International Programs with Quebec-Labrador Foundation, David Rapport Principal, EcoHealth Consulting;

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