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Sacred ecology

traditional ecological knowledge and resource management

by Fikret Berkes

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Published by Taylor & Francis in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies,
  • James Bay (Nunavut)
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental sciences -- Philosophy.,
    • Traditional ecological knowledge.,
    • Social change.,
    • West Indies -- Environmental conditions -- Case studies.,
    • James Bay (Nunavut) -- Environmental conditions -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-202) and index.

      StatementFikret Berkes.
      GenreCase studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGE40 .B45 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 209 p. :
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL381111M
      ISBN 101560326948, 1560326956
      LC Control Number98043381

      A third, more obscure camp, argued that while White's theory was indeed correct, this was actually a benefit to society, and that thinning the populations of weaker plant and animal species via environmental destruction would lead to the evolution of stronger, more productive creatures. Mainstream, folk and indigenous religions and spiritualties have complex, sometimes conflicting relationships; enhanced mutual respect and in some cases rapprochement is required for collective care of sacred natural sites. Such understanding necessarily implies a mutuality and reciprocity between people, earth and the cosmos. Main article: Judaism and environmentalism In Judaismthe natural world plays a central role in Jewish lawliterature, and liturgical and other practices. It is born of long intimacy and attentiveness to a homeland and can arise wherever people are materially and spiritually integrated with their landscape. New York: Continuum,

      This belongs to the contemporary movement that recognizes the unity and interrelationship, or "interbeing," the interconnectedness of all of creation. Liberating Creation: Foundations of Social Ethics. Siddhartha Gautamathe founder of Buddhism, spent his life searching for the outlet of human suffering, eventually concluding that a balance must be established between self-destruction and self-indulgence. He played a leading role in the drafting of the Earth Charter.

      It seems to me that underpinning any discussion of the human-nature relationship, in Berkes case about resource management skills, is the analysis and approach of ecopsychology. General overview[ edit ] Crisis of values[ edit ] This subfield is founded on the understanding that, in the words of Iranian-American philosopher Seyyed Hossein Nasr"the environmental crisis is fundamentally a crisis of values ," and that religionsbeing a primary source of values in any cultureare thus implicated in the decisions humans make regarding the environment. Advisor on climate change, James Gustave Spethsaid: "I used to think that top environmental problems were biodiversity lossecosystem collapse and climate change. Rasmussen, Larry. We love sharing the stories and projects of ecology experts, environmental activists, permaculture educators, indigenous elders, cultural leaders, filmmakers, artists and musicians that we admire from around the world.


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Sacred ecology book

Atlantic Highlands, N. In contrast, Berkes sets up a number of fascinating case studies which outline the way indigenous cultures manage and care for their land sustainably.

As an example of the two way relationship between humans, the land and the animals, Berkes describes in detail the rituals and obligations associated with hunting among the Cree.

Loyola Marymount University has asked her to speak on numerous occasions on the topic of eco-feminism, where she continuously attracts large crowds of interested students.

There is also a one-hectare sacred grove in the center of Kumasi, a city of 2. He told me they are his whole life.

Englewood Cliffs, N. The rapid degradation and loss of sacred natural sites severely threatens critical biodiversity, ecosystem services, cultural resources and even ways of life.

All copyrights belong to their respective owners. Sacred natural sites need to be consciously included as part of a coherent and coordinated response to global change. Sachs, Wolfgang, ed.

Religion and environmentalism

Main article: Conservation movement The environmental conservation field has been informed, shaped, and led by individuals who have had profound experiences of nature's sacredness and have fought to protect it.

London: Zed Books, We see this illustrated in the lives of Wangari Maathaifounder of Africa's Green Belt Movementwhich was initially made up of women planting trees; Jane Goodallinnovator of local sustainable programs in Africa, many of which are designed to empower girls and women; and Vandana Shivathe Indian feminist activist working on a variety of issues including seed savingprotecting small farms in India and protesting agri-business.

Papers from the conferences were published in a series of ten books The Religions of the World and Ecology Book Seriesone for each of the world's major religious traditions. Pioneer of environmentalism John Muir was called "the Taoist of the West". Warren, Karen, ed. Catholic Conference, Sam-Cromarty M.

Such understanding necessarily implies a mutuality and reciprocity between people, earth and the cosmos. Sacred trees and groves often conserve unique biodiversity, which can help create or recreate connectivity in the landscape.

I found the book fascinating reading. Join the Global campaign on Seed Freedom to stop the corporate hijack of seed and with it, the hijack of our freedom and our future. The Sacred Earth program works with faith-based leaders and communities, who "best articulate ethical and spiritual ideals around the sacred value of Earth and its diversity, and are committed to protecting it.

Sacred Ecology (3rd ed.)

Organized under the auspices of the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorjethe Sacred ecology book project resulted in the publication of environmental guidelines for Buddhists and "more than 55 monastery-led projects to address forest degradationwater loss, wildlife trade, waste, pollution and climate change.

Into issues that we are concerned about in ecopsychology although that is not a term he uses. Furthermore, it is argued that the growing predominance of a global, mechanized worldview, a collective sense of the sacred was severed and replaced with an insatiable drive for scientific progress and material prosperity without any sense of limits or responsibility.

Successful co-existence of sacred natural sites and modern economic imperatives requires a better understanding of their interrelationships, and of the broad values and benefits of sacred natural sites for human wellbeing and development.Aug 24,  · Sacred Ecology by Fikret Berkes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(72).

About this book. Sacred Ecology examines 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.

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