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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).



Last news…

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    L’Alcorà recorda constantment a l’home que totes les criatures tenen uns drets (huqûq) que ha de respectar. És per…

  • Advertiment del Germà Gran al Germà Petit des del Cor del Món

    Fins ara havíem ignorat el nostre Germà Petit. No ens havíem dignat ni a donar-li una plantofada. Però…

  • William Law

    Aquest món, amb totes les seves estrelles, amb tots els seus elements i criatures, ha sortit del món…

  • Satish Kumar

    La Natura és divina, santa, sagrada i abundosa. Totes les espècies són nodrides per mitjà de l’acte sacrifical…

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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