Chapter 35. Linking Cultural and Natural Diversity of Global Significance to Vibrant Economies

  1. Nigel E. Stork Chair Head Associate Dean CEO Director Member3 and
  2. Stephen M. Turton Executive Director Associate Professor Director Councillor4
  1. Rosemary Hill1,2,†

Published Online: 2 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch35

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

How to Cite

Hill, R. (2008) Linking Cultural and Natural Diversity of Global Significance to Vibrant Economies, in Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape (eds N. E. Stork and S. M. Turton), Blackwell Publishing, Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch35

Editor Information

  1. 3

    School of Resource Management and Geography, Faculty of Land and Food Resources, University of Melborne, Burnley Campus, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

  2. 4

    Australian Tropical Forest Institute, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

  2. 2

    CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

  1. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156431

Online ISBN: 9781444300321

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Keywords:

  • diversity of global significance and vibrant economies;
  • links between natural and cultural diversity in the Wet Tropics;
  • Kuku-Yalanji fire management;
  • Kuku-Yalanji people, traditional owners of northern third of WHA;
  • rainforest seeds used as food by Kuku-Yalanji people;
  • holistic indigenous cultures;
  • Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUAs);
  • IUCN governance types and categories for protected areas

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cultural and natural diversity

  • Elucidating the links between natural and cultural diversity in the Wet Tropics

  • Linking management of globally significant natural and cultural heritage: a paradigm shift under way?

  • Frameworks to support natural and cultural heritage as an economic driver

  • Summary

  • References