El replanteamiento y la mejora del patrimonio natural y cultural de los paisajes culturales: el caso de las salinas de Secovlje y Janubio


  • Luis Gregorio Abad Espinoza University of Milan-Bicocca



Palabras clave:

Paisajes culturales, Salinas de Sečovlje, Salinas de Janubio, Relación cultura-naturaleza, Mejora de los valores


Los paisajes culturales representan una categoría compleja en la que la dicotomía naturaleza-cultura parece no ser capaz de desplegar los rasgos principales y las profundas relaciones que los humanos tienen con el medio ambiente. Basándose en datos etnográficos recogidos en las salinas de Secovlje (Istria eslovena) y Janubio (Lanzarote-Islas Canarias), este artículo examina las percepciones de los informantes sobre la conciencia de la importancia y la mejora de los valores holísticos de ambas salinas, así como los impactos y beneficios del turismo. Comparando estas percepciones sobre ambos paisajes culturales, trato de sugerir que las complejas y fructíferas relaciones entre los seres humanos y la naturaleza en estas salinas están en desacuerdo con la lógica neoliberal de la naturaleza que explota y mercantiliza sus recursos privándolos de su respectiva agencia. Una sostenibilidad para contrastar las actividades perjudiciales del mercado debe entenderse no como un simple aislamiento y vallado de la naturaleza en aras de la conservación, sino como una preservación que debe fomentar la continuidad de las profundas interacciones entre la cultura humana y la naturaleza no humana, que constituyen el núcleo de los paisajes culturales.


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Cómo citar

Abad Espinoza, L. G. (2019). El replanteamiento y la mejora del patrimonio natural y cultural de los paisajes culturales: el caso de las salinas de Secovlje y Janubio. PASOS Revista De Turismo Y Patrimonio Cultural, 17(4), 671–693. https://doi.org/10.25145/j.pasos.2019.17.048