LANGSCAPE MAGAZINE, Volume 6, Issue 2, Winter 2017

Resilience and Resistance: Why the World Needs Biocultural Diversity


Table of Contents



Cornerstone of Resilience: Reflections on the Diversity of Species and Cultures
Olga Mironenko

Listening to Our Ancestors: Biocultural Diversity through the Indigenous Lens
Jon Waterhouse

Rooted in Place: Exercises in Belonging, Ecological Awareness, and Love
Radhika Borde


Never for Sale: Listening (or Not) to the Language of the Land
Page Lambert

The Obvious Mirror: How Biocultural Diversity Is Reflected in the Natural World
Nejma Belarbi


Tsurushibina: A Traditional Japanese Craft Helps Maintain and Restore Biocultural Knowledge and People’s Connection with Nature
Mariia Ermilova

Monocultures of the Fields, Monocultures of the Mind: The Acculturation of Indigenous Farming Communities of Odisha, India
Kanna K. Siripurapu, Sabnam Afrein, and Prasant Mohanty

Bahadar’s Almanac: Oral Tradition in Northern Pakistan Makes People Resilient and Prepared for Natural Disasters
Zubair Torwali

Hta: How Karen Farming Saved a Forest in Thailand and Its Poetry Changed International Policy
Viveca Mellegård

Story Map: Youth Reconnect to Place and Biocultural Heritage in Colombia
Jennifer McRuer

Visions from Within: Another Shot for Biocultural Conservation in the Cradle of Humankind
Thor Morales


Special: Reconnection and Reconciliation in the Salish Sea, Pacific Northwest

Sustain, Benefit, Celebrate: Embedding Nature in Our Culture
Rob Butler

Heal the Land, Heal the People: Strengthening Relationships at Hwaaqw’um in the Salish Sea
Joe Akerman

Shle’muxun: Reconnecting with the Salish Sea Bioregion
Daniel Kirkpatrick

Web Extras

Photo gallery: "Tsurushibina" photos, complementing Mariia Ermilova’s article

Photo gallery: “Story Map” photos, complementing Jennifer McRuer’s article