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  • Biocultural Diversity Conservation: A Global Sourcebook bookPublication: Biocultural Diversity Conservation: A Global Sourcebook. Edited by Luisa Maffi and Ellen Woodley, Earthscan 2010. The material we present in this volume is the outcome of a project carried out over several years by Terralingua. In the course of this project, we conducted a worldwide survey to identify a representative sample of projects that ...
  • Policy Matters: Issue 13 PM_13_coverPublication: History, Culture, and Conservation, Policy Matters 13 special issue, G. Borrini-Feyerabend, K. MacDonald, and L. Maffi (eds.). “We are dealing with complex and interlinked biocultural phenomena, and the time is ripe to understand them better and apply that understanding in the practice of conservation.” Luisa Maffi co-edited this issue of Policy Matters which ...
  • Ethnobotany and Conservation of Biocultural Diversity EthnobotanyConservationPublication: Ethnobotany and Conservation of Biocultural Diversity, T. Carlson and L. Maffi (eds.). Advances in Economic Botany Series Vol. 15. Bronx, N.Y.: New York Botanical Garden Press. The volume showcases recent ethnobotanical research conducted by members of a new generation of ethnobiologists, including case studies from the tropical environments of the Amazon Basin, Africa, ...
  • Sharing a World of Difference: The Earth’s Linguistic, Cultural and Biological Diversity UNESCOcoverPublication: 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.
  • Safeguarding the Uniqueness of the Colorado Plateau: An Ecoregional Assessment of Biocultural Diversity NAUreportCoverPublication: 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 ...
  • On Biocultural Diversity: linking language, knowledge, and the environment. MaffiBookcoverPublication: 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, ...
  • Indigenous and Traditional Peoples of the World and Ecoregion Conservation WWF-TL_report_coverPublication: Indigenous and Traditional Peoples of the World and Ecoregion Conservation: An Integrated Approach to Conserving the World’s Biological and Cultural Diversity, by G. Oviedo, L. Maffi, and P.B. Larsen and companion map Indigenous and Traditional Peoples and the Global 200 Ecoregions. Gland, Switzerland: WWF-International and Terralingua. A Key Terralingua Publication. From this link you ...