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Neotropical Lowlands Research Program, Smithsonian Institution
Amazon region explaining the puzzling genetic and linguistic diversity in the region Fish completed reanalysis of the Prochilodontidae, the economically most important group ... is at the core of managing and protecting earth's resources. predictions of global diversity roused the scientific and conservation world to hold the National Forum on BioDiversity ...
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National Geographic Society: World Cultures Fund
The current pace of language ... that face extinction are unwritten, undocumented, and poorly known to science. The rapid loss of linguistic diversity is one of the leading socio-cultural and humanitarian issues of the 21st century, ...
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Enduring Voices Project, Endangered Languages Facts, Photos, Map -- National Geographic
Understand the geographic dimensions of language distribution Determine how linguistic diversity is linked to biodiversity Bring wide attention to the issue of language ... distribution of global linguistic diversity, to assess the threat of language extinction, and to prioritize research. Hotspots are those regions of the world having the greatest linguistic diversity, the ...
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Oxfam Education:
September European Day Of Languages A day celebrating linguistic diversity, plurilingalism and life-long language learning. October 2008 1 October Black History Month 2008 Black ...
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Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies at UNT
Approach Kieran Suckling Center for Biodiversity May 1st, 2000 Apocalypse Now: On the Biological and Linguistic Diversity Crisis Anne Waters Texas Woman's University October 12th, 2000 A Prelude to an American ...
www.phil.unt.edu


GDRC: Do your bit ... International Day of the World's Indigenous People
Adopting targeted policies, programmes, projects and budgets for the development ... Day + Information Society Day 21 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development 22 International Day for Biological Diversity (formerly December 29, changed in 2001) 25 Africa ...
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Global Diversity Foundation
Biocultural diversity matter? We realise that the loss of biodiversity endangers human and environment health. It is less well known that the decline of cultural and linguistic diversity poses a similar threat to our future. Current patterns of biological and cultural diversity give us insights into the interactions ...
www.globaldiversity.org.uk


Global Diversity Foundation
Diversity Foundation Home About GDF Mission Biocultural Diversity Activities Staff Trustees Scientific Advisors Supporters Regional Programmes International Training News & Updates Diversity Excursions Contact About > Activities ... • Biological diversity, emphasizing the animal and plant resources that are traditionally used or newly adopted by local people • Cultural and linguistic diversity, ...
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Lesley University Diversity Initiative
Diversity Initiative history diversity initiative desired outcomes journal of pedagogy, pluralism & practice related programs student organizations vision statement links to other diversity sites diversity initiative main page ... which explores the persistent academic achievement gap between majority and racial and linguistic minority students. The seminars seek to deepen our understanding of the ...
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Becoming wonder
It has ignited a unique kind of co-evolution that has deepened the diversity of flowers on Earth, especially a kind called "ornithophilous," or, bird-loving flowers. The next ... result of this desire down through the years has been to ignite a cascade of linguistic creativity in humans. All in an attempt to capture the stunning evolutionary display of hummingbird ...
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