What is biocultural heritage?

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Published: April 2017
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Biocultural heritage is the inter-linked biological and cultural diversity of indigenous peoples and local communities, from seeds to landscapes and from knowledge to spiritual values, handed down from generation to generation.

This postcard explains how biocultural heritage is vital for the wellbeing of indigenous peoples, local communities and society as a whole.

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Swiderska, K. and Argumedo, A. (2017). What is biocultural heritage?. .
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