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Ethnobiology and Biocultural Diversity: Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Ethnobiology John R. Stepp

Ethnobiology and Biocultural Diversity: Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Ethnobiology

John R. Stepp

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ISBN : 9780820323497
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736 pages
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The most comprehensive collection of papers in the field to date, this volume presents state-of-the-art research and commentary from more than fifty of the worlds leading ethnobiologists. Covering a wide range of ecosystems and world regions, theMoreThe most comprehensive collection of papers in the field to date, this volume presents state-of-the-art research and commentary from more than fifty of the worlds leading ethnobiologists. Covering a wide range of ecosystems and world regions, the papers center on global change and the relationships among traditional knowledge, biological diversity, and cultural diversity.Specific themes include the acquisition, persistence, and loss of traditional ecological knowledge- intellectual property rights and benefits sharing- ethnobiological classification- medical ethnobotany- ethnoentomology- ethnobiology and natural resource management- homegardens- and agriculture and traditional knowledge.The volume will be of interest to scholars in anthropology, ecology, and related fields and also to professionals in conservation and indigenous rights organizations.