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    Everyone is invited to attend a book launch celebration at the World Conservation Congress (WCC) 2016 in Honolulu. Please take note of the following information:

    What: Book Launch – “Asian Sacred Natural Sites: Philosophy and Practice in Protected Areas and Conservation”
    When: Saturday, September 3, 2016. 13:15-14:15
    Where: Room 318A
    Link: IUCN Portal Page – Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    If you wish to coordinate with others for this event, or if you have questions or comments related to this event, please feel free to post replies to this announcement. We look forward to seeing everyone there!


    the book launch featured opening statements by editors Bas Verschuuren and Naoya Furuta as well as Masaya Futamiya of the Keidanren Committe, who sponsored the formation of the book. the session hosted “speed presentations” to introduce the audience to the diversity of Asian sacred natural sites, with speakers including Alison Ormsby and Wendy Jackson, Fikret Berkes, and Jonathan Liljeblad. the session provided a brief question-and-answer session for audience members, who were able to inquire into details about the case studies posed by the speakers and look at a publisher’s sample copy.


    the book is published by the Earthscan series of Routledge, with ISBN 978-1-138-93631-7. it is available via Amazon.

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