project

AnthroNat

Nature Conservation in the Anthropocene
French National Research Agency (ANR)
  • Funder: French National Research Agency (ANR)Project code: ANR-18-CE03-0002
  • Funder Contribution: 133,488 EUR
Description
Global changes are disrupting the traditional missions of protected areas and challenging the tenuous links between societies and their environment regarding nature conservation. In this project, which brings together scientists in philosophy, geography, ecology and conservation science, we question how to reinvest the concepts of “nature” and “naturalness” in what has become the Anthropocene. Adopting a pragmatic approach, this theoretical inquiry will be rooted in concrete situations, namely in the complexities faced by managers and decision-makers regarding the meaning of nature conservation. We will examine three main subjects where human intervention for co...
Description
Global changes are disrupting the traditional missions of protected areas and challenging the tenuous links between societies and their environment regarding nature conservation. In this project, which brings together scientists in philosophy, geography, ecology and conservation science, we question how to reinvest the concepts of “nature” and “naturalness” in what has become the Anthropocene. Adopting a pragmatic approach, this theoretical inquiry will be rooted in concrete situations, namely in the complexities faced by managers and decision-makers regarding the meaning of nature conservation. We will examine three main subjects where human intervention for co...
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