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    An International Movement to Protect Sacred Natural Sites

    Beginning in 2003, an important new international movement for the protection of sacred places began building momentum. At the Fifth World Parks Congress in South Africa in September 2003, delegates produced the Durban Recommendations on the Cultural and Spiritual Values of Protected Areas (see V.13 on pages 168-170), which called for the recognition of the spiritual values of protected areas around the world, and the full inclusion of indigenous communities and spiritual leaders in the management of sacred natural sites.

    fact does not require fiction for balance (proudly a DFH)

    by mollyd on Mon Aug 20, 2012 at 08:21:40 PM PDT

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