New Book: Sacred Mountains of the World, 2nd edition (Cambridge University Press 2022)

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By Linda


Abstract:

Edwin Bernbaum’s new book, the second edition of The Sacred Mountains of the World, covers mountains and explores the impact of climate change on the mountains’ sanctity as well as on environmental and cultural conservation. In the book, the author delves into the spiritual core of mountaineering and the impact of sacred mountains on environmental and cultural conservation. This beautifully written and engaging book presents a meditation on sacred mountains and how they have changed people's daily lives.

Key words:

Mountains, climate change, ecological conservation, cultural conservation

Linda. New Book: The Sacred Mountains of the World, 2nd edition (Cambridge University Press 2022). Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development. Vol.1 No.8, July 2022, ISSN2749-9065

Snow lotus. Photography is by XIONG Yutong

Edwin Birnbaum diagram CSVPA

Photo: Works of international Children's Environmental Protection Public Welfare Painting Competition

Picture source: IUCN