This note is about the concept of heritage, especially its extended understanding, including all biota and abiotic systems.

Our Work

Roudavski, Stanislav, and Ashley Davis. ‘Respect for Old Age and Dignity in Death: The Case of Urban Trees’. In Proceedings of the Society of Architectural Historians Australia and New Zealand: 37, What If? What Next? Speculations on History’s Futures, edited by Kate Hislop and Hannah Lewi, 638–52. Perth: SAHANZ, 2020.

Roudavski, Stanislav, and Julian Rutten. ‘Towards More-than-Human Heritage: Arboreal Habitats as a Challenge for Heritage Preservation’. Built Heritage 4, no. 4 (2020): 1–17. https://doi.org/10/ggpv66.


Biocultural diversity Biocultural heritage

Convention on Biological Diversity, ‘Glossary of Relevant Key Terms and Concepts within the Context of Article 8(j) and Related Provisions’ (Montreal: Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, 2019).

Archiving of Nonhuman Life

The Earth BioGenome Project (EBP), a moonshot for biology that aims to sequence, catalogue, and characterize the genomes of all of Earth’s eukaryotic biodiversity over a period of 10 years.

Lewin, Harris A., Gene E. Robinson, W. John Kress, William J. Baker, Jonathan Coddington, Keith A. Crandall, Richard Durbin, et al. “Earth BioGenome Project: Sequencing Life for the Future of Life.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115, no. 17 (2018): 4325–33. https://doi.org/10/gdh5vz.


Cameron, Fiona. The Future of Digital Data, Heritage and Curation in a More-Than Human World. London: Routledge, 2021.