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    Ethnobiology

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    • Ethnobiologists

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    • Ethnobotany

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    • Ethnobiology

    • Ethnobiology is the scientific study of the way living things are treated or used by different human cultures. It studies the dynamic relationships between people, biota, and environments, from the distant past to the immediate present. "People-biota-environment" interactions around the world are documented and studie ... Read »


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    • List of paleoethnobotanists

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    • Anthropization

    • In geography and ecology, anthropization is the conversion of open spaces, landscapes, and natural environments by human action. Anthropic erosion is the process of human action degrading terrain and soil. An area may be classified as anthropized even though it looks natural, such as grasslands that have been defores ... Read »


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    • Ethnobotany

    • Ethnobotany is the study of a region's plants and their practical uses through the traditional knowledge of a local culture and people. An ethnobotanist thus strives to document the local customs involving the practical uses of local flora for many aspects of life, such as plants as medicines, foods, and clothing.Richa ... Read »


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    • Ethnoecology

    • Ethnoecology is the scientific study of how different groups of people living in different locations understand the ecosystems around them, and their relationships with surrounding environments. It seeks valid, reliable understanding of how we as humans have interacted with the environment and how these intricate rela ... Read »


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    • Ethnoherpetology

    • Ethnoherpetology is the study of the past and present interrelationships between human cultures and reptiles and amphibians. It is a sub-field of ethnozoology, which in turn is a sub-field of ethnobiology. Snakes and amphibians have been considered chthonic creatures in many cultures. Richly represented in mythology, c ... Read »


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    • Ethnoichthyology

    • Ethnoichthyology is an area in anthropology that examines human knowledge of fish, the uses of fish, and importance of fish in different human societies. It draws on knowledge from many different areas including ichthyology, economics, oceanography, and marine botany. This area of study seeks to understand the details ... Read »


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    • Ethnolichenology

    • Ethnolichenology is the study of the relationship between lichens and people. Lichens have and are being used for many different purposes by human cultures across the world. The most common human use of lichens is for dye, but they have also been used for medicine, food and other purposes. Lichens are a common sou ... Read »


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    • Ethnomedicine

    • Ethnomedicine is a study or comparison of the traditional medicine practiced by various ethnic groups, and especially by indigenous peoples. The word ethnomedicine is sometimes used as a synonym for traditional medicine. Ethnomedical research is interdisciplinary; in its study of traditional medicines, it applies the ... Read »


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    • Ethnomycology

    • Ethnomycology is the study of the historical uses and sociological impact of fungi and can be considered a subfield of ethnobotany or ethnobiology. Although in theory the term includes fungi used for such purposes as tinder, medicine (medicinal mushrooms) and food (including yeast), it is often used in the context of t ... Read »


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    • Ethnoornithology

    • Ethnoornithology (also ethno-ornithology) is the study of the relationship between people and birds (from "ethno-" - relating to people and culture - and "ornithology" - the study of birds). It is a branch of ethnozoology and so of the wider field of ethnobiology. Ethnoornithology is an interdisciplinary subject and co ... Read »


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    • Ethnopsychopharmacology

    • A growing body of research has begun to highlight differences in the way racial and ethnic groups respond to psychiatric medication. It has been noted that there are "dramatic cross-ethnic and cross-national variations in the dosing practices and side-effect profiles in response to practically all classes of psychotro ... Read »


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    • Ethnozoology

    • Ethnozoology is the study of the past and present interrelationships between human cultures and the animals in their environment. It includes classification and naming of zoological forms, cultural knowledge and use of wild and domestic animals. It is one of the main subdisciplines of ethnobiology and shares many metho ... Read »


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    • Folk biology

    • Folk biology or folkbiology is the cognitive study of how people classify and reason about the organic world. Humans everywhere classify animals and plants into obvious species-like groups. The relationship between a folk taxonomy and a scientific classification can assist in understanding how evolutionary theory deals ... Read »


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    • Geophagia

    • Geophagia (pronounced /dʒiəˈfeɪdʒə, -dʒiə/) (also known as geophagy (pronounced /dʒiˈɒfədʒi/)) is the practice of eating earth or soil-like substrates such as clay or chalk. It occurs in non-human animals where it may be a normal or abnormal behaviour, and also in humans, mo ... Read »


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    • Hawaiian ethnobiology

    • Hawaiian ethnobiology is the study of how people in Hawaii, particularly pertaining to those of pre-western contact, interacted with the plants around them. This includes to practices of agroforestry, horticulture, religious plants, medical plants, agriculture, and aquaculture. Often in conservation, "Hawaiian eth ... Read »


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    • Insects in culture

    • The roles of insects in culture span different aspects of human life, whether analysed academically or more generally. Academically, the interaction of insects and society has been treated in part as cultural entomology, dealing mostly with "advanced" societies, and in part as ethnoentomology, dealing mostly with "pri ... Read »


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    • Journal of Ethnobiology

    • The Journal of Ethnobiology is a triannual peer-reviewed academic journal covering ethnobiology. It was established in 1981 as the biannual official journal of the Society of Ethnobiology. In 2014 frequency of publication was increased to thrice yearly. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 ... Read »


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    • Lomatium

    • Lomatium

      See text Lomatium is a genus of about 75 species of perennial herbs native to western North America. In the Apiaceae family and related to many edible species such as carrots and celery, it is also edible. The common names for it are biscuitroot, Indian parsley, and desert parsley, and was extensively used by Indians ... Read »


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    • Maya ICBG bioprospecting controversy

    • The Maya ICBG bioprospecting controversy took place in 1999–2000, when the International Cooperative Biodiversity Group led by ethnobiologist Dr. Brent Berlin was accused of engaging in unethical forms of bioprospecting (biopiracy) by several NGOs and indigenous organizations. The ICBG had as its aim to document t ... Read »


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    • Paleoethnobotany

    • Pal(a)eoethnobotany or Archaeobotany, "is the study of remains of plants cultivated or used by man in ancient times, which have survived in archaeological contexts". Paleoethnobotany is the archaeological sub-field that studies plant remains from archaeological sites. Basing on the recovery and identification of plant ... Read »


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    • Wila (lichen)

    • Wila (lichen)

      Wila (Bryoria fremontii) is a dark brown, hair-like lichen that grows hanging from trees in western North America, and northern Europe and Asia. Wila grows abundantly in some areas, and is an important traditional food for many First Nations in North America. Wila is currently classified as Bryoria fremontii, alth ... Read »


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    • Zooarchaeology

    • Zooarchaeology (or archaeozoology) is the study of faunal remains. Faunal remains are the items left behind when an animal dies. It includes: bones, shells, hair, chitin, scales, hides, proteins and DNA. Of these items, bones and shells are the ones that occur most frequently at archaeological sites where faunal remain ... Read »


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