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Dr Michelle Cocks
Her current research interests lie in bio-cultural diversity, cultural heritage and communities’ sense of attachment to the natural environment and sense of place in southern Africa.
Specific research themes:
- Assessing African environmental perceptions in relation to past and present portrayal and connections to landscape. Implications for bio-cultural diversity and cultural heritage policies
- Bio-cultural values and sense of place: implications for personal well-being
- Attachment and linkages to seascapes by amaXhosa
- Assessing cultural significance of birds, animals and insects to local amaXhosa: Implications for bio-cultural diversity
- The impact of ancient cultures on the Eastern Cape vegetation and indigenous knowledge systems.
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