[lg policy] Terralingua E-News Issue # 1

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  *Issue #1*
*March 22, 2010*
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Welcome our new e-newsletter! Starting today, we bring you monthly updates
with the latest on Terralingua's work sustaining global biocultural
diversity.

Our e-newsletter nicely complements our much-praised e-magazine, *Langscape,
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* *the main media resource on biocultural diversity available today.
Beautiful and packed with valuable content, Langscape is produced twice per
year. Look out for the next issue in late Spring 2010.

Here, you'll read about our two most recent accomplishments: our new book*
* *Biocultural Diversity Conservation: A Global
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*, and the book's companion portal, hosted on our website. Check out both of
these two unique resources! Avail yourself of the book order discount, and
be among the first to contribute to the portal!

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We look forward to receiving your feedback on this newsletter. And please
share it with anyone else you think may be interested!

All best,

Luisa Maffi, Terralingua Director
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*By Luisa Maffi and Ellen Woodley*
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 We are delighted to announce that our new book* Biocultural Diversity
Conservation: A Global Sourcebook* (Earthscan, 2010) is now out.

The outcome of one of Terralingua's projects, this book is a unique resource
on a new, integrative approach to conservation: an approach based on the
realization that protecting and restoring biodiversity is inextricably
linked to maintaining and revitalizing cultural and linguistic
diversity.  Click
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 to read more ! about the book and to order your copyAnd please let other
interested persons know about this very special book!
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[image: Women displaying kitete gourds and kitete seed necklaces at
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 Women displaying kitete gourds and kitete seed necklaces at community
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 Coinciding with the publication of our Sourcebook, we are proud to
introduce the book's companion portal, Biocultural Diversity Conservation: A
Community of Practice, hosted on our website.

We are pre-launching the portal especially for our members and supporters!
This portal is a unique meeting space for everyone who has an interest in
protecting and restoring the biocultural diversity of life. It allows you to
explore biocultural diversity projects, share stories about biocultural
diversity, read about solutions that work, and participate in discussion
with people from all over the world. Click
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start browsing the portal.  Join this online community and make this
portal alive with your ideas!
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