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  1. The Yi people are a sociolinguistic group living in Mile City, which is their typical settlement in southeastern Yunnan, China. Over the long history of using medicinal plants, the Yi people have accumulated a...

    Authors: Hongrui Li, Caiwen Huang, Yanhong Li, Pujing Wang, Jingxian Sun, Zizhen Bi, Shisheng Xia, Yong Xiong, Xishan Bai and Xiangzhong Huang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:22
  2. Ethnoveterinary studies are important to maintain the sustainability of livestock health and support people’s livelihoods through the provision of food, maintaining livestock health, and other biological resou...

    Authors: Mulatu Hankiso, Zemede Asfaw, Bikila Warkineh, Abiy Abebe, Bihonegn Sisay and Asfaw Debella
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:21
  3. The use of medicinal plants is integral to global healthcare systems, with Sub-Saharan Africa maintaining a robust tradition of herbal medicine alongside Western-oriented healthcare. As migrant communities ten...

    Authors: Laura Van Damme, Lars Chatrou, Eduardo de la Peña, Pathy Kibungu, Césarine Sinatu Bolya, Patrick Van Damme, Wouter Vanhove, Melissa Ceuterick and Emiel De Meyer
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:20
  4. Authors: Muhammad Manzoor, Mushtaq Ahmad, Muhammad Zafar, Syed Waseem Gillani, Hamayun Shaheen, Andrea Pieroni, Abdullah Ahmed Al-Ghamdi, Mohamed Soliman Elshikh, Saddam Saqib, Trobjon Makhkamov and Khislat Khaydarov
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:19

    The original article was published in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:56

  5. This opinion piece, written by ethnobiologists from different parts of the world, emphasizes the importance of ethnobiology research in advancing contemporary biology, natural resource management, biodiversity...

    Authors: Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque, Alfred Maroyi, Ana H. Ladio, Andrea Pieroni, Arshad Mehmood Abbasi, Bárbara Arias Toledo, Farid Dahdouh-Guebas, Gustavo Hallwass, Gustavo Taboada Soldati, Guillaume Odonne, Ina Vandebroek, Joan Vallès, Julio Alberto Hurrell, Manuel Pardo de Santayana, María de los Ángeles La Torre-Cuadros, María Teresa Pulido Silva…
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:18
  6. Environmental perception involves the interpretation and interaction of individuals with their surroundings, influenced by cultural, social, and individual factors. Analyzing the environmental perception of ch...

    Authors: Mazulkieliche Jeronimo dos Reis, Lucas Leonardo-Silva and Solange Xavier-Santos
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:16
  7. Several hypotheses have been used in ethnobotany to explain the plant’s selection criteria by people for their daily needs. Thus, it is important to assess synergy and complementarity among them, especially, t...

    Authors: Carlos Cédric Ahoyo, Thierry Dèhouegnon Houéhanou, Alain Sèakpo Yaoitcha, Bénédicte Perpétue Akpi, Armand Natta and Marcel Romuald Benjamin Houinato
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:15
  8. In Babitonga Bay, southern Brazil, records of yam consumption exist among shellmound builders from at least 4000 years ago. Shellmounds (sambaquis) are anthropogenic structures in the form of mounds with layers o...

    Authors: Dalzemira Anselmo da Silva Souza, Dione Rocha da Bandeira and Nivaldo Peroni
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:13
  9. The Homeric plant moly is a mysterious herb mentioned in Book 10 of the Odyssey. In the early 1980s, a pharmacological thesis to identify the plant was put forward for the first time, regarding the snowdrop (Gala...

    Authors: Rafael Molina-Venegas and Rodrigo Verano
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:11

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:14

  10. Traditional knowledge associated with medicinal food plants (MFPs) plays a vital role in fighting hidden hunger and safeguarding the health of local people. MFPs resources are abundant in the Gaoligongshan are...

    Authors: Zhuo Cheng, Shuyan Lin, Ziyi Wu, Chen Lin, Qing Zhang, Congli Xu, Jiahua Li and Chunlin Long
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:10
  11. The Bai people in Yunlong County, northwest Yunnan, China, have used medicinal plants and traditional remedies for ethnoveterinary practices. The Bai have mastered ethnoveterinary therapeutic methods in livest...

    Authors: Hongli Gao, Wei Huang, Chunyan Zhao and Yong Xiong
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:9
  12. Ethnobotanical research in Southeast Europe—one of the most important European hotspots for biocultural diversity—is significant for the acquisition of Traditional Ecological Knowledge related to plants as wel...

    Authors: Snežana Jarić, Olga Kostić, Zorana Miletić, Milica Marković, Dimitrije Sekulić, Miroslava Mitrović and Pavle Pavlović
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:7
  13. Ethnobiology and ethnomedicine, traditionally descriptive disciplines chronicling Indigenous People and Local Community (IPLC) practices, face the challenge of incorporating hypothesis-driven research to addre...

    Authors: Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque and Romulo Romeu da Nóbrega Alves
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:6
  14. Ethiopia is a country located in the Horn of Africa, which combines richness in plant resources and cultures of human plant use. The people of Habru District of North Wollo Zone (Amhara Region, Ethiopia) have ...

    Authors: Mulugeta Alemu, Zemede Asfaw, Ermias Lulekal, Bikila Warkineh, Asfaw Debella, Bihonegn Sisay and Eyob Debebe
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:4
  15. The documentation of ethnobotanical knowledge in Sudan is restricted to specific regions, and there is a far-reaching lack of written information on the traditional use of medicinal plants in other places like...

    Authors: Mohammed Almustafa Yosif Mohammed Muhakr, Ikram Madani Ahmed, Gihan Omer Mohamed El hassan and Sakina Yagi
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:3
  16. Plants have long been utilized as traditional medicines by the inhabitants. However, until recently, the traditional knowledge had not been extensively documented from the hilly state of Mizoram, India. The pr...

    Authors: Laldinfeli Ralte, Hmingremhlua Sailo and Y. Tunginba Singh
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:2
  17. Herbal tea usually refers to “beverage plants that do not belong to the genus Camellia”, and it holds a significant historical legacy as a traditional beverage among specific regions and ethnic groups. In light o...

    Authors: Xiaofeng Long, Sailesh Ranjitkar, Anna Waldstein, Huan Wu, Qingqing Li and Yanfei Geng
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:1
  18. In this debate article, we have tried to discuss Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and its close link to the available resources and lack of options in the indigenous communities. We came across the artic...

    Authors: Abdullah Abdullah and Shujaul Mulk Khan
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:65
  19. Bushmeat is a resource exploited by thousands of people around the world, especially in tropical and neotropical regions, constituting an important source of protein and income. But what is known, so far, abou...

    Authors: José Augusto Aragão Silva, Leonardo Moura dos Santos Soares, Felipe Silva Ferreira, André Bastos da Silva and Wedson Medeiros Silva Souto
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:64
  20. Ethnobotanical studies in metropolitan areas and urban ethnic markets have grown considerably in recent years as large cities have demonstrated to be significantly rich in biocultural diversity and in driving ...

    Authors: Ugo D’Ambrosio, Cristina Pozo, Joan Vallès and Airy Gras
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:63
  21. In multicultural societies, traditional knowledge among minorities faces several challenges. Minority groups often face difficult situations living in specific peripheral geographies and striving to retain the...

    Authors: Muhammad Abdul Aziz, Musheerul Hassan, Aman Ullah, Zahid Ullah, Renata Sõukand and Andrea Pieroni
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:62
  22. The collection of Bertholletia excelsa Bonpl. (castanha-da-Amazônia; Brazil nuts) seeds make up part of the everyday activities of the traditional populations that have inhabited all of the Amazon basin since ...

    Authors: Arlene Oliveira Souza, Alessandra Rufino Santos, Sergio de Faria Lopes and Tathyna Rodrigues Soares
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:61
  23. Local medical systems (LMSs) are complex and dynamic, encompassing local perceptions of diseases, prevention and treatment strategies, and evaluations of therapeutic responses. These systems are not isolated a...

    Authors: Marina Barros Abreu, Thais Samila de Oliveira Ferraz, Ulysses Paulino Albuquerque and Washington Soares Ferreira Júnior
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:60
  24. Home gardens are a species-rich socioecological system with a diverse range of cultivated and naturally occurring plants with the potential to make contributions to address sustainable food, biodiversity and c...

    Authors: Bismark Ofosu-Bamfo, Daniel Yawson, Kwame Baffour Asare, Vanessa Ohui Dadeboe, Isaac Kojo Buabeng, Justice Aggrey, Dery Aaron Dapillah, David Kojo Boateng, Emmanuel Offe and Thomas Abudu Alhassan
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:59
  25. Okhaldhunga is a hilly district with fragile socioeconomic conditions, limited access to health care, social stigma, and poor resource management, where most people rely on medicinal plants for primary health ...

    Authors: Deepa Karki, Dipak Khadka, Ripu Mardhan Kunwar, Prakash Chandra Aryal, Hem Raj Paudel, Sijar Bhatta and Shi Shi
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:58
  26. Ethnobotanical knowledge about the role of plants in fisheries provides valuable ecological information vital for sustainable management of local resources; however, it is diluted and understudied globally. Th...

    Authors: Jimlea Nadezhda Mendoza, Natalia Hanazaki, Baiba Prūse, Agnese Martini, Maria Viktoria Bittner, Sophia Kochalski, Edison Macusi, Aimee Ciriaco, Giulia Mattalia and Renata Sõukand
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:57
  27. The mountainous region of Kashmir is a biodiversity hotspot, with diverse local communities and a rich cultural history linked to nature. Mountain ecosystems are highly vulnerable to climate change. This study...

    Authors: Muhammad Manzoor, Mushtaq Ahmad, Muhammad Zafar, Syed Waseem Gillani, Hamayun Shaheen, Andrea Pieroni, Abdullah Ahmed Al-Ghamdi, Mohamed Soliman Elshikh, Saddam Saqib, Trobjon Makhkamov and Khislat Khaydarov
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:56

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2024 20:19

  28. Documenting traditional knowledge on plant use among ethnic groups has enabled researchers to obtain a better understanding of how indigenous flora is seen and used in daily life. Their therapeutic application...

    Authors: Sintayehu Tamene, Mesele Negash, Fortunatus Bulabo Makonda, Linley Chiwona-Karltun and Kefyalew Sahle Kibret
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:55
  29. Edible insects are important sources of essential nutrients and have the potential to contribute to malnutrition reduction and food security in the Republic of Benin. However, their consumption is always restr...

    Authors: Corinne Mèdéou Anagonou, Laura Estelle Yêyinou Loko, Anicet Gbeblonoudo Dassou, Joelle Toffa, Innocent Djegbe, Manzid Saliou and Alexandre Dansi
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:54
  30. This study aims to safeguard the ethnobotanical knowledge pertaining to traditional forage plants within the ethnically diverse Gansu–Ningxia–Inner Mongolia junction zone. It seeks to establish a foundation fo...

    Authors: Jian Xie, Xiaoqi Liu, Mingxia Luo, Fusong Liu, Sha Liu, Yongxia Zhao, Xingsheng Zhang, Wenji Zhao and Faming Wu
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:53
  31. Fangchenggang is situated in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, renowned for its rich biodiversity and ethnically diverse population. The Zhuang people, constituting the largest minority group in the...

    Authors: Sizhao Liu, Xinyi Huang, Zhenjun Bin, Bingning Yu, Zushuang Lu, Renchuan Hu and Chunlin Long
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:52
  32. The hot–cold classification system for things and concepts is widely used by many human groups in Mexico. We conducted a comprehensive review to understand the history, themes, and distribution of this system.

    Authors: Karina Yaredi García-Hernández, Luis Alberto Vargas-Guadarrama and Heike Vibrans
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:50
  33. Wild edible plants (WEPs) play a crucial role in communities with limited communication with the outside world, where unstable factors, such as poor food supply and insufficient access to timely nutritional su...

    Authors: Jin Wang, Xiaoyong Ding, Chang-An Guo, Xiong Zhang, Haowen Feng, Huizhao Yang and Yuhua Wang
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:49
  34. Reptiles are considered one of the most popular pets in the world and are often associated with an incorrect belief that they are simple, highly adaptable, and easy to keep animals when compared with other pet...

    Authors: María Fernanda De la Fuente, Bruna Monielly Carvalho de Araújo, Iamara da Silva Policarpo, Heliene Mota Pereira, Anna Karolina Martins Borges, Washington Luiz Silva Vieira, Gentil Alves Pereira Filho and Rômulo Romeu Nóbrega Alves
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:46
  35. In the Anthropocene, primate conservation can only take place when considering human culture, perspectives, and needs. Such approaches are increasingly important under the growing impact of anthropogenic activ...

    Authors: Evelyn Anca, Sam Shanee and Magdalena S. Svensson
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:45
  36. Traditional Polynesian medicine for children has been poorly documented, and few data are available on their efficacy and safety. In this context, the aim of this study was to identify traditional practices us...

    Authors: François Chassagne, Jean-François Butaud, Raimana Ho, Eric Conte, Édouard Hnawia and Phila Raharivelomanana
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:44
  37. Edible flowers (EFs) represent valuable sources of both food and medicinal resources, holding the promise to enhance human well-being. Unfortunately, their significance is often overlooked. Ethnobotanical stud...

    Authors: Qing Zhang, Zhuo Cheng, Yanxiao Fan, Dezheng Zhang, Miaomiao Wang, Jihai Zhang, Sarana Sommano, Xianjin Wu and Chunlin Long
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:43
  38. Stingless bee honey (SBH) is a natural remedy and therapeutic agent traditionally used by local communities across the (sub-)tropics. Forest SBH represents a prime non-timber forest product (NTFP) with a poten...

    Authors: Madeleine Héger, Pierre Noiset, Kiatoko Nkoba and Nicolas J. Vereecken
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:42
  39. The right floodplain at the Llobregat river delta (Catalonia, NE Iberian Peninsula) constitutes an agricultural periurban area adjacent to Barcelona, which has remained ethnobotanically unexplored until now. T...

    Authors: Jon Marín, Teresa Garnatje and Joan Vallès
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:41
  40. The Luchuan pig is an indigenous breed from Luchuan County, China, with cultural and genetic significance. However, traditional knowledge and conservation status have not been systematically documented.

    Authors: Yongqing Liufu, Jilong Zhou, Qiongyao Fu, Min Shao, Yaozhang Xie and Binsheng Luo
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:40
  41. Agri-silvicultures (ASC) are biocultural practices procuring either the maintenance of wild diversity in predominantly agricultural spaces or introducing agrobiodiversity into forests. In the Mesoamerican regi...

    Authors: Araceli del Carmen Andablo-Reyes, Ana Isabel Moreno-Calles, Beatriz Adriana Cancio-Coyac, Ernesto Gutiérrez-Coatecatl, Alexis Daniela Rivero-Romero, Gerardo Hernández-Cendejas and Alejandro Casas
    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2023 19:39

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