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Local tradition helps in conserving biodiversity

Participants of the ongoing international biodiversity meeting have learned from local Balinese that local traditions can play a significant role in maintaining natural biodiversity. In the panel session on "Living with Nature: Lessons from Bali", participants learned that local communities on the island are encouraged to preserve local flora that is commonly used for religious ceremonies. The session was held as part of the international meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, coinciding with a workshop held by the Center for International Forestry Research in Sanur.
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