Sharing a World of Difference: The Earth’s Linguistic, Cultural and Biological Diversity

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Publication: Sharing a World of Difference: The Earth’s Linguistic, Cultural, and Biological Diversity, by T. Skutnabb-kangas, L. Maffi, and D. Harmon, and companion map The World’s Biocultural Diversity: People, Languages, and Ecosystems. Paris: UNESCO, Terralingua, and WWF.

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Safeguarding the Uniqueness of the Colorado Plateau: An Ecoregional Assessment of Biocultural Diversity

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Publication: Safeguarding the Uniqueness of the Colorado Plateau: An Ecoregional Assessment of Biocultural Diversity, by G. Nabhan et al. Pp. xi-xii. Flagstaff, Ariz.: Center for Sustainable Environments, Terralingua, and Grand Canyon Wildlands Council. The assessment in the Colorado Plateau was carried out in partnership with Northern Arizona University’s Center for Sustainable Environments, the Grand Canyon Wildlands Council, and the local Native American tribes. It assembled for the first time existing information on the Colorado Plateau from many different fields as well as data from original fieldwork and interviews with a wide range of stakeholders, to provide a snapshot of the state and prospects of biocultural diversity in this unique region of the North American continent.

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On Biocultural Diversity: linking language, knowledge, and the environment.

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Publication: On Biocultural Diversity: Linking Language, Knowledge and the Environment, L. Maffi (ed.). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press. On Biocultural Diversity brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from the social and natural sciences as well as cultural advocates, human rights specialists, and indigenous experts to discuss the ways in which the losses of biological, linguistic, and cultural diversity are linked.

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