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  1. The integration of traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) into formal school curricula may be a key tool for the revitalisation of biocultural diversity, and has the potential to improve the delivery of educat...

    Authors: Joe McCarter and Michael C Gavin

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:38

    Content type: Research

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  2. Local knowledge systems are not considered in the conservation of fragile seagrass marine ecosystems. In fact, little is known about the utility of seagrasses in local coastal communities. This is intriguing g...

    Authors: AF Newmaster, KJ Berg, S Ragupathy, M Palanisamy, K Sambandan and SG Newmaster

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:37

    Content type: Research

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  3. Many European protected areas were legally created to preserve and maintain biological diversity, unique natural features and associated cultural heritage. Built over centuries as a result of geographical and ...

    Authors: Ana Maria Carvalho and Amélia Frazão-Moreira

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:36

    Content type: Research

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  4. Authors: Ina Vandebroek, Victoria Reyes-García, Ulysses P de Albuquerque, Rainer Bussmann and Andrea Pieroni

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:35

    Content type: Editorial

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  5. Lethargic Crab Disease (LCD) has caused significant mortalities in the population of Ucides cordatus crabs in the Mucuri estuary in Bahia State, Brazil, and has brought social and economic problems to many crab-h...

    Authors: Angélica MS Firmo, Mônica MP Tognella, Walter LO Có, Raynner RD Barboza and Rômulo RN Alves

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:34

    Content type: Research

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  6. Wild food plants are a critical component in the subsistence system of rice farmers in Northeast Thailand. One of the important characteristics of wild plant foods among farming households is that the main col...

    Authors: Gisella S Cruz-Garcia and Lisa L Price

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:33

    Content type: Research

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  7. The present paper documents the uses of plants in traditional herbal medicine for human and veterinary ailments, and those used for dietary supplements, religious purpose, local beverage, and plants used to po...

    Authors: Nima D Namsa, Manabendra Mandal, Sumpam Tangjang and Subhash C Mandal

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:31

    Content type: Research

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  8. Zootherapy is important in various socio-cultural environments, and innumerous examples of the use of animal derived remedies can currently be found in many urban, semi-urban and more remote localities in all ...

    Authors: Wedson MS Souto, José S Mourão, Raynner RD Barboza, Lívia ET Mendonça, Reinaldo FP Lucena, Maine VA Confessor, Washington LS Vieira, Paulo FGP Montenegro, Luiz CS Lopez and Rômulo RN Alves

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:30

    Content type: Research

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  9. The wetlands of the North East India fall among the global hotspots of biodiversity. However, they have received very little attention with relation to their intrinsic values to human kind; therefore their con...

    Authors: A Jain, M Sundriyal, S Roshnibala, R Kotoky, PB Kanjilal, HB Singh and RC Sundriyal

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:29

    Content type: Research

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  10. This paper reports on the plant use of laypeople of the Oromo in Southern Ethiopia. The Oromo in Bale had names/uses for 294 species in comparison to 230 species documented in the lower reaches of the Bale are...

    Authors: Rainer W Bussmann, Paul Swartzinsky, Aserat Worede and Paul Evangelista

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:28

    Content type: Research

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  11. Traditional remedies are an integral part of Colombian culture. Here we present the results of a three-year study of ethnopharmacology and folk-medicine use among the population of the Atlantic Coast of Colomb...

    Authors: Harold Gómez-Estrada, Fredyc Díaz-Castillo, Luís Franco-Ospina, Jairo Mercado-Camargo, Jaime Guzmán-Ledezma, José Domingo Medina and Ricardo Gaitán-Ibarra

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:27

    Content type: Research

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  12. Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and folklore are repositories of large amounts of information about the natural world. Ideas, perceptions and empirical data held by human communities regarding local spe...

    Authors: Luis MP Ceríaco, Mariana P Marques, Natália C Madeira, Carlos M Vila-Viçosa and Paula Mendes

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:26

    Content type: Research

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  13. Animals have been used as medicinal resources throughout human history. Majority of wildlife used in traditional medicines is taken from the wild; hence demand by traditional medicine is a cause of over-exploi...

    Authors: Durojaye A Soewu and Temilolu A Adekanola

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:25

    Content type: Research

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  14. The objective of this study was to investigate the indigenous utilization of termite mounds and termites in a rain-fed rice growing village in the central plain of Laos, where rice production is low and varies...

    Authors: Shuichi Miyagawa, Yusaku Koyama, Mika Kokubo, Yuichi Matsushita, Yoshinao Adachi, Sengdeaune Sivilay, Nobumitsu Kawakubo and Shinya Oba

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:24

    Content type: Research

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  15. This is a first description of the main ethnoveterinary features of the peasants in the Sierras de Córdoba. The aim of this study was to analyze the use of medicinal plants and other traditional therapeutic pr...

    Authors: Gustavo J Martínez and María C Luján

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:23

    Content type: Research

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  16. Ancient connections between animals and human are seen in cultures throughout the world in multiple forms of interaction with the local fauna that form the core of Ethnozoology. Historically, ethnozoological p...

    Authors: Rômulo RN Alves and Wedson MS Souto

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:22

    Content type: Review

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  17. Barley is the number one food crop in the highland parts of North Eastern Ethiopia produced by subsistence farmers grown as landraces. Information on the ethnobotany, food utilization and maintenance of barley...

    Authors: Hailemichael Shewayrga and Peter A Sopade

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:19

    Content type: Research

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  18. The use of Indigenous Knowledge (IK) can help students to form schemas for interpreting local phenomena through the prism of what they already know. The formation of schemas related to HIV/AIDS risk perception...

    Authors: Kazhila C Chinsembu, Cornelia N Shimwooshili-Shaimemanya, Choshi D Kasanda and Donovan Zealand

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:17

    Content type: Research

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  19. Assam is very rich in plant biodiversity as well as in ethnic diversity and has a great traditional knowledge base in plant resources. It is inhabited by the largest number of tribes and they lead an intricate...

    Authors: Uma Kanta Sharma and Shyamanta Pegu

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:16

    Content type: Research

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  20. Activities and diet during the postpartum period are culturally dictated in many Southeast Asian cultures, and a period of confinement is observed. Plants play an important role in recovery during the postpart...

    Authors: Vichith Lamxay, Hugo J de Boer and Lars Björk

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:14

    Content type: Research

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  21. Arunachal Pradesh, the easternmost part of India, is endowed with diverse natural resources and inhabited by a variety of ethnic groups that have developed skills to exploit the biotic resources of the region ...

    Authors: Jharna Chakravorty, V Benno Meyer-Rochow and Sampat Ghosh

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:13

    Content type: Research

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  22. In practically every human culture, the use of arthropods as medicinal resources has been reported. In Mexico, the Mayan people mainly use plants but occasionally also animals and minerals in their medicine. T...

    Authors: Salima Machkour-M'Rabet, Yann Hénaut, Peter Winterton and Roberto Rojo

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:12

    Content type: Research

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  23. In this study, we sought to investigate the biology (diet and reproduction) and ethnobiology (fishers knowledge and fishing spots used to catch snappers) of five species of snappers (Lutjanidae), including Lutjan...

    Authors: Alpina Begossi, Svetlana V Salivonchyk, Luciana G Araujo, Tainá B Andreoli, Mariana Clauzet, Claudia M Martinelli, Allan GL Ferreira, Luiz EC Oliveira and Renato AM Silvano

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:11

    Content type: Research

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  24. The objective of this study was to establish a regional profile of the indigenous knowledge system (IKS) for medicinal plant use and cultural practices associated with the healing process of these plants by tr...

    Authors: Ahmad Cheikhyoussef, Martin Shapi, Kenneth Matengu and Hina Mu Ashekele

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:10

    Content type: Research

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  25. Growing interest is on food tree species in general, and particularly indigenous fruit tree species in developing countries since they are inherent to most tropical landscapes and serve the dual function of lo...

    Authors: Gerard N Gouwakinnou, Anne Mette Lykke, Achille E Assogbadjo and Brice Sinsin

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:8

    Content type: Research

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  26. An ethnobotanical study was carried out in four parishes in the Ngai and Otwal Sub Counties in Oyam district, Northern Uganda, where insurgency has been prevalent for the past 20 years. Documenting medicinal p...

    Authors: Maud M Kamatenesi, Annabel Acipa and Hannington Oryem-Origa

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:7

    Content type: Research

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  27. We prepared a consolidated list of edible and therapeutic insects used in Arunachal Pradesh (N.E. India) by two tribal societies (i.e., the Nyishi of East Kameng and the Galo of West Siang). The list is based ...

    Authors: Jharna Chakravorty, Sampat Ghosh and Victor Benno Meyer-Rochow

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:5

    Content type: Research

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  28. AIDS has created new vulnerabilities for rural African households due to prime-age adult mortality and is assumed to lead to impairment of the intergenerational transfer of farming knowledge. There has been sc...

    Authors: Rose C Fagbemissi and Lisa L Price

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:4

    Content type: Research

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  29. Many claims are made that the use of traditional medicine is a substantial and growing part of healthcare behavior around the world. In Bhutan traditional medical practice is one of the country's tangible heri...

    Authors: Namgay Lhamo and Sabine Nebel

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:3

    Content type: Research

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  30. In this paper, we reported the butterflies and moths that are consumed in Mexico. We identified 67 species of Lepidoptera that are eaten principally in their larval stage in 17 states of Mexico. These species ...

    Authors: Julieta Ramos-Elorduy, José MP Moreno, Adolfo I Vázquez, Ivonne Landero, Héctor Oliva-Rivera and Víctor HM Camacho

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:2

    Content type: Research

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  31. In the Amazonian basin, the human populations that traditionally inhabit the forest use its natural resources in various ways. One example is the local fauna which, among several other uses, is an important so...

    Authors: Flávio B Barros, Henrique M Pereira and Luís Vicente

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2011 7:1

    Content type: Research

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  32. This paper was based on ethnobotanical investigations conducted from 2004-2006 in Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region of northern China. Today, due to their nutritious and relatively pollution-free characteristi...

    Authors: Wujisguleng Wujisguleng and Khasbagen Khasbagen

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:34

    Content type: Research

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  33. Medicinal plants are used by 80% of people from developing countries to fulfill their primary health needs, occupying a key position on plant research and medicine. Taking into account that, besides their phar...

    Authors: Ana Ribeiro, Maria M Romeiras, João Tavares and Maria T Faria

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:33

    Content type: Research

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  34. Ethnopharmacology is at the intersection of the medical, natural, and social sciences. Despite its interdisciplinary nature, most ethnopharmacological research has been based on the combination of the chemical...

    Authors: Victoria Reyes-García

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:32

    Content type: Review

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  35. Nepal is small in size but rich in bio-cultural diversity. The rugged terrain of the country is home to a number of unique assemblages of fauna, some of which are endemic. Not only faunal resources the country...

    Authors: Usha Lohani

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:31

    Content type: Research

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  36. Understanding how people of diverse cultural backgrounds have traditionally used plants and animals as medicinal substances during displacements is one of the most important objectives of ethnopharmacological ...

    Authors: Daniel Garcia, Marcus Vinicius Domingues and Eliana Rodrigues

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:29

    Content type: Research

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  37. One response to humanity's unsustainable use of natural resources and consequent degradation, even destruction of the environment, is to establish conservation areas to protect Nature and preserve biodiversity...

    Authors: Paul Sillitoe, Ali A Alshawi and Abdul K Al-Amir Hassan

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:28

    Content type: Research

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  38. In Italy, malaria was an endemic disease that was eradicated by the mid-20th century. This paper evaluates the prophylactic and therapeutic remedies used by folk medicine to cure malaria in Calabria (southern ...

    Authors: Giuseppe Tagarelli, Antonio Tagarelli and Anna Piro

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:27

    Content type: Research

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  39. The harmful outcomes of nicotine self administration have been the focus of sustained global health education campaigns that have targeted tobacco smoking and to a lesser extent, smokeless tobacco use. 'Smokel...

    Authors: Angela Ratsch, Kathryn J Steadman and Fiona Bogossian

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:26

    Content type: Review

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  40. Katima Mulilo has the highest burden of HIV/AIDS in Namibia. Due to several constraints of the antiretroviral therapy programme, HIV-infected persons still use ethnomedicines to manage AIDS-related opportunist...

    Authors: Kazhila C Chinsembu and Marius Hedimbi

    Citation: Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010 6:25

    Content type: Research

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