Culture

Amphibians and culture I: European superstition and ambivalence

Amphibians occupy a complex place in cultures around the world. Throughout history, these vibrant, shape-shifting creatures of land and water have been met with both wonder and hostility. In the first part of this new series Amphibians and Culture, Senior Programme Officer Pria Ghosh discusses how European societies constructed negative views of amphibians through [...]

By |2024-04-12T15:16:29+00:00May 11th, 2023|Amphibians, Amphibians and Culture, Culture|Comments Off on Amphibians and culture I: European superstition and ambivalence

Indigenous lifeways for a flourishing Earth

The latest in our series of Deeper Thinking webinars focused on the concept of Flourishing Diversity, which lies at the heart of our newly unveiled Biocultural Diversity Programme (formerly the Flourishing Diversity Programme). We were joined by an inspiring panel of speakers who shared their knowledge and experience, exploring what flourishing diversity means to [...]

By |2024-05-31T09:07:39+00:00May 14th, 2021|