Cultural Vitality Article: Cultural Vitality. Resurgence Magazine 250: 10-11. Special Issue “Indigenous Intelligence: Diverse Solutions for the 21st Century”, September/October 2008. “This diversity of solutions itself offers the most poignant lesson to be learned from a biocultural perspective: that cultural diversity is not a matter of superficial, if aesthetically pleasing, exotic flavours; it is the deep ...
4th World Conservation Congress, Barcelona IUCN, Barcelona, 5-14 October 2008. Terralingua Collaborators Luisa Maffi, David Rapport, Ellen Woodley, David Harmon, and Jonathan Loh traveled to Barcelona, Spain to present Terralingua’s current projects and contribute to key resolutions in this IUCN congress. This is a historical event in field of biocultural diversity, as it was recognized by the IUCN (International Union ...
Talking Diversity Article: Talking Diversity, featured in IUCN’s World Conservation Magazine Issue 1, January 2008. By Luisa Maffi. Biodiversity and cultural diversity are
intimately—some would say inextricably—
related to each other. Humans have adapted
to life in particular environments, while
drawing resources from those environments
to sustain themselves. In so doing, they have
needed to acquire in-depth knowledge of
species, their relationships, and ecosystem