Nature and Culture: Rebuilding Lost Connections
Sarah Pilgrim and Jules N. Pretty (eds)
Routledge, January 2013 | ISBN (paperback): 978-0-415-81354-9

This book investigates the bridges linking biological and cultural diversity. An international team of authors explores the common drivers of loss, and argues that policy responses should target both forms of diversity in a novel integrative approach to conservation, thus reducing the gap between science, policy and practice. While conserving nature alongside human cultures presents unique challenges, this book shows that any hope for saving biological diversity is predicated on a concomitant effort to appreciate and protect cultural diversity. Further information …