Sacred Ecology

byFikret Berkes

Paperback | August 24, 2017

Sacred Ecology by Fikret Berkes
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Sacred Ecologyexamines bodies of knowledge held by indigenous and other rural peoples around the world, and asks how we can learn from this knowledge and ways of knowing. Berkes explores the importance of local and indigenous knowledge as a complement to scientific ecology, and its cultural and political significance for indigenous groups themselves. With updates of relevant links for further learning and over 180 new references, the fourth edition gives increased voice to indigenous authors, and reflects the remarkable increase in published local observations of climate change.

Fikret Berkesis Distinguished Professor Emeritus and former Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Community-based Research Management at the Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba, Canada. His studies on community-based resource management have led to explorations of local and indigenous knowledge. He has authored some 250 schol...
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Title:Sacred EcologyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:394 pages, 9.25 X 6.14 X 0.9 inShipping dimensions:394 pages, 9.25 X 6.14 X 0.9 inPublished:August 24, 2017Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1138071498

ISBN - 13:9781138071490

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