Day: October 17, 2016

Indigenous people and local communities are involved in nature conservation, effective governance and resource management in their territories

Session 3: Community-conserved areas in the future management of biodiversity, land and water in the Mediterranean Indigenous people and local communities are involved in nature conservation, effective governance and resource management in their territories. These territories are referred as Indigenous and Community Conserved Areas (ICCA and are key to local livelihoods and landscape-level bio-cultural conservation…

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Humans are part of the environment, they live in it, from it and with it

Session 2: Cultural practices for conservation in the Mediterranean region Humans are part of the environment, they live in it, from it and with it. All these interactions shape our natural world. This is especially true in the Mediterranean, where human activities have shaped local landscapes for thousands of years, creating characteristic ecological heterogeneity and…

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