It was a pleasure serving on the Culture-Nature Journey's Distillery at the
ICOMOS 19th General Assembly & Scientific Symposium in Delhi. Here is the
Distillery presenting the Culture-Nature Journey's Declaration at the closing
ceremony. The Declaration is available here. For more information about the
Culture-Nature Journey, see here.
Over 400,000 people marched for climate action in the People's Climate March in New York City. Rolling Stone profiled me and some of the other marchers.
A brief communication "Beware the animals that dance: Conservation as an unintended outcome of cultural practices" was published in Society, Biology & Human Affairs: Volume 76 Number 2, 2011.
A news article in the Daily Express offers an update on Gumantong, the case study of the brief communication.
For more info, see the project site:
Friends of Gumantung-Intob Community Forest, Matunggong.
An article in the Guardian, "Save our sacred woodlands," highlighted the Religious Forest Sites Mapping Project.
Oxford's School of Geography and the Environment ranked #1 university geography department in the world!
An article on my research of customary conservation in the Gambia, West Africa, and Malaysian Borneo appeared in the Keble Review. PDF available for download below.
The Religious Forest Sites Mapping Project was featured on BBC Radio 4's Saving Species Programme Episode 27, which aired on Tuesday 22 Nov 2011 at 11:00 and Thursday 24 Nov 2011 at 21:00. The shows are archived on the BBC Radio 4 Saving Species website.
The Religious Forest Sites Mapping Project featured in newspapers including
The Times of India and The Church of England Newspaper.
UBrainTV conducted an interview and recorded a lecture on the Religious Forest Sites Mapping Project.
A brief article on Mongabay cited my presentation "Do mythical dragons, dancing animals, and nature spirits prevent deforestation? Case studies in the Gambia, West Africa, and Sabah, Malaysian Borneo" at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation.