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2008 Biocultural Diversity Symposium Videos

Opening Remarks

Ellen V. Futter, President, American Museum of Natural History.

Sustaining Cultural and Biological Diversity: Setting the Stage

Eleanor J. Sterling, Director, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, AMNH and Luisa Maffi, Director,Terralingua, British Columbia, Canada.

"How do Biodiversity and Culture Intersect?"

Jules Pretty, Head, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, UK.

"Conservation Redux: Dialogue and the Reconciliation and Diversity"

Kenneth Iain MacDonald, Department of Geography, Program in International Development Studies, Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies, University of Toronto, Canada.

"Local Voices in Global Discussions: How Far Have International Conservation Policy and Practice Integrated Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities?"

Ashish Kothari, Member, Kalpavriksh Environmental Action Group and Co-Chair, IUCN Theme on Indigenous/Local Communities, Equity, and Protected Areas, Pune, India.

These presentations took place as part of the symposium Sustaining Cultural and Biological Diversity in a Rapidly Changing World: Lessons for Global Policy, hosted by the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation at the American Museum of Natural History on April 2, 2008.