logging in or signing up WCPA sacred sites Yaa final vrs Jancis Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINTLite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 62 Category: Entertainment License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: October 05, 2007 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Recognising the contribution of Sacred Natural Sites for Biodiversity Conservationby: Recognising the contribution of Sacred Natural Sites for Biodiversity Conservation by © WWF-Canon / Meg GAWLER Rob Soutter, Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu, John Smith & D. RanaSlide2: What is a Sacred Site?Slide3: © WWF-Canon / Jürgen FREUND Meeting in Assisi, Italy & theAssisi Declaration (five faiths initially, eleven presently) Partnership between WWF & ARCSlide4: WWF-ARC Partnership on Sacred Sites Biodiversity conservation -islands of biodiversity, species conservation, source of genetic materials. Spiritual & Cultural rights - peoples beliefs & identity, engagement with nature, & support for nature conservation Slide5: Cultural significance (e.g., Kaya Forests in Kenya) Slide6: Contribution to biodiversity conservation Habitat conservation e.g., Tandroy & Mahafaly sacred fores in Madagascar, Kaya forests in Kenya, River catchment conservation Species conservation e.g., Madagascar spiny forest, Boabeng Fiema Monkey sanctuary in Ghana. Religious & Spiritual significance: Religious & Spiritual significance African traditional religions Sacred forests of the Orthodox Church & monastries in EthiopiaIssues & lessons from WWF & ARC's experiences (1): Issues & lessons from WWF & ARC's experiences (1) Long term commitment from local communities, but…. Non-use vrs sustainable use options Management options & relationship with protected areas Sacred forest in the wider landsacpe approach to conservationIssues & lessons from WWF & ARC's experiences (2): Issues & lessons from WWF & ARC's experiences (2) Intergrating spiritual & religious perspectives into conservation principles & practices Legislative & policy support & public recognition Slide10: The Way Forward Launching the Africa Sacred Forests InitiativeWWF & ARC INVITE YOU TO JOIN IN THE PARTNERSHIP TO CONSERVE AFRICA's SACRED FORESTS: WWF & ARC INVITE YOU TO JOIN IN THE PARTNERSHIP TO CONSERVE AFRICA's SACRED FORESTS You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.