The mission of CBLS is to support the link between ecological and cultural diversity, and to demonstrate ways in which biocultural landscape and seascape can contribute to the conservation of both nature and culture.

Recognition and understanding of the natural and cultural values of landscape, seascape, heritage, species and their ecosystems are fundamental in holistic landscape research.

CBLS is linked to IALE International, SIEP and the Universities of Cambridge, Toronto, Mokpo and AUB.


  • Interface between Natural and Cultural Heritage
  • Interface between Landscape and Seascape
  • Biocultural Diversity and Biodiversity
  • Biocultural Landscapes, Seascapes and Networks


  • Europe
  • Mediterranean Basin
  • Africa and Middle East
  • Asia and Australasia
  • North America and Arctic