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Convention on Biological Diversity to ‘integrate traditional knowledge and practices of indigenous and local communities relevant for conservation of biodiversity” in 2020

Latha Jishnu, Down to Earth, Date: Oct 15, 2012 The Convention on Biological Diversity, 20 years on, is still struggling to stem the precipitous decline in biodiversity. After missing the 2010 target of reducing biodiversity loss, it is now pulling out all … Continue reading

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Filmmakers’ interest in tribal culture and biodiversity – communication between Mexico and Jharkhand

SANTOSH K. KIRO, The Telegraph, Friday, March 23 , 2012 A Mexican wave of empathy – Tribal culture strikes a chord with filmmaker couple One may be forgiven for asking “hom what?” But Mexican filmmaker couple Francesco Taboada Tabone and Fernanda … Continue reading

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Learning from tribal communities: Ecology and health issues

For a natural balance A National Consultation on Wildlife Conservation and People’s Livelihood Rights stresses the need to work towards conservation projects that are equally sensitive to the needs of wildlife and local communities. PANKAJ SEKHSARIA & ASHISH KOTHARI CAN … Continue reading

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Revival of interest in traditional folk medicine: Medicinal plants reported with the help of the Paliyar community (Theni district) – Tamil Nadu

Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by Paliyar tribals in Theni district of Tamil Nadu, India.[My paper] S Ignacimuthu, M Ayyanar, K SankarasivaramanEntomology Research Institute, Loyola College, Chennai-600 034, Tamil Nadu, India. An ethnobotanical survey was carried out among the Paliyar tribals … Continue reading

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Indigenous knowledge views invasive species as an opportunity: “Every plant and animal is useful to us” – Canada

Read the full story and view more images  >> ‘Every plant and animal is useful to us’: Indigenous professor re-thinking how we deal with invasive species‘It is our responsibility to figure out how they are useful,’ says anthropologist Nicholas Reo […] … Continue reading

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