02 Oct Volume on Cultural and Spiritual Values of Protected Landscapes
Volume II of the Series Values of Protected Landscapes and Seascapes will be officially launched on the 10th of October at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, Barcelona. The series explores and documents the various environmental, economic, social and cultural values that Category V protected areas can provide.
The 170 pages volume focuses on the cultural and spiritual values of protected landscapes and Seascapes, and has been edited by Josep-Maria Mallarach. It includes sixteen case studies from all over the world, of which four come from the Delos Initiative network: Simonopetra (Athos, Greece), Vanatori-Neamt (Romania), Poblet Catalonia, Spain) and Jabal La’lâm (Riff, Morocco). Seven authors of chapters are members of the Delos working group.
Three of the four Editorial Advisory team members of this volume are members of the Task Force of Cultural and Spiritual Values of protected Areas: Rob Wild, Thymio Papayannis and Fausto Sarmiento.