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Dudley, N., Higgins-Zogib, L. and Mansourian, S. (2005), Beyond belief: Linking faiths and protected areas to support biodiversity conservation, WWF, Equilibrium and the Alliance of Religions and Conservation, U.K.

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Foltz, R.C.,  Denny, F.M. and  Baharuddin, A. (eds) (2003), Islam and ecology: a bestowed trust, Harvard University Press, Cambridge Mass., USA.

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Mallarach, J.-M. and Papayannis, T. (2009), Sacred Natural Sites in technologically developed countries: reflections from the experience of the Delos Initiative, in Precious Earth, ed. R. Wild and B. Verschuuren, London: Earthscan.

Mallarach, J.-M. and Papayannis, T. (2011), Monastic community conserved areas in Europe, Understanding Community Conservation in Europe, Gerace, Italy, 10-16.09. 2011.

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Verschuuren, B., Wild, R., Mcneely, J. and Oviedo, G.  (eds) (2010), Sacred natural sites: conserving nature and culture, Earthscan, London, UK.