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Species’ cultural heritage inspires a conservation ethos: The evidence in black and white

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Birds feature prominently in the arts and folklore of practically every culture. Yet, in industrialized countries, this rich cultural heritage is largely ignored by conservation biologists. Taking the Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica) as a focal species, we conducted a classroom‐based survey to test the value of avian cultural heritage for inspiring a conservation ethos among UK schoolchildren, comparing it with the effects of other information types and factors. Although identified effects were no...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/conl.12636

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Human Sciences Institute
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Arts and Humanities Research Council
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AH/N004701/1
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Conservation Letters More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
3
Article number:
e12636
Publication date:
2019-03-07
Acceptance date:
2019-01-30
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EISSN:
1755-263X
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English
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pubs:980849
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uuid:f28aa563-02b7-4bbf-8dc7-ba411a81da72
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pubs:980849
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980849
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2019-03-08

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