How Culture Affects Biodiversity

How Culture Affects Biodiversity

Emma Shepheard-Walwyn, U.Kent Recently the integration of social science techniques into biodiversity conservation research has increased, especially in studies focusing on cultural and sacred natural sites. In my investigation of the Kaya forests of the Mijikenda...
From Wild to Post-collapse

From Wild to Post-collapse

Philippe Saner, University of Zurich Since 2009 the NGO Rhino and Forest Fund engages in the restoration of Borneo’s landscape, in close collaboration with local stakeholders. I will briefly outline the current status of our project work on site and present an...
Ritual plant use

Ritual plant use

Fostering relatedness to the environment through ritual plant use: daily practices in a Tibetan community in Southwest China Caroline S. Weckerle, University of Zurich The foothills of the Eastern Himalayas are well known for their rich biocultural diversity. They are...
Apology of Failure

Apology of Failure

Apology of Failure: Three tales on a strategy for success when all the odds are against you Philippe Forêt, University of Zurich / University of Orleans This paper will examine failure and redemption in in-between areas. Keeping a facus on methodological issues, we...