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A non-profit association based in Catalonia, Spain, aimed at the study, dissemination and promotion of the spiritual and intangible cultural heritage values inherent in Nature, particularly in relation to the conservation of nature and natural protected areas.

 

Documentation Centre

The Silene Documentation Centre contains resources and documents on the world’s intangible spiritual and cultural heritage and its relevance on a local to international scale to the conservation of natural heritage. The service is provided in four languages -English, Spanish, French and Catalan. All documents are in their original languages, being accompanied by translations whenever possible.

It is a resource of the Specialist Group on Cultural and Spiritual Values of Protected Areas of the World Commission on Protected Areas of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

 

News

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  • Louis Cattiaux

    God has given us the book of nature, but we have not read it. Nature is deeply buried…

  • Dante Alighieri

    While sight was unconsumed, and, in that depth, saw in one volume clas’d of love, whatever the univers…

  • Anandamayi Ma

    In water and on land, in trees, shrubs, and creepers-everywhere in the whole universe abides my Beloved. Further,…

  • Pavel A. Florensky

    Thus the goal of the ascetic’s strivings is to perceive all of creation in its original triumphant beuaty….

Consultancy Projects

Projects devoted to the study, promotion and dissemination of the cultural and spiritual values of nature and landscape. In many instances, the projects had been undertaken in collaboration with other organisations, local, national or internbational.

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