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Biocultural Diversity and Indigenous Ways of Knowing: Human Ecology in the Arctic
Introduction Relations Between Culture & Nature: A Critical Consideration Human Ecology Reconceptualised: A Lens for Relations Between Biological & Cultural Diversity "Man & His Friends" -- AnExpand
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Medicinal Plant Use and Health Sovereignty: Findings from the Tajik and Afghan Pamirs
AbstractMedicinal plants are indicators of indigenous knowledge in the context of political volatility and sociocultural and ecological change in the Pamir Mountains of Afghanistan and Tajikistan.Expand
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Viewing Change Through the Prism of Indigenous Human Ecology: Findings from the Afghan and Tajik Pamirs
The effects of socioecological transformations such as climate change, the collapse of the Soviet empire, and civil war are examined for 14 villages in the valleys of the Pamir Mountains in theExpand
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Global assemblages, resilience, and Earth Stewardship in the Anthropocene
In this paper, we argue that the Anthropocene is an epoch characterized not only by the anthropogenic dominance of the Earth's ecosystems but also by new forms of environmental governance andExpand
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Building Resilience of Human-Natural Systems of Pastoralism in the Developing World
This edited volume summarizes information about the situational context, threats, problems, challenges and solutions for sustainable pastoralism at a global scale. The book has four goals. The firstExpand
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Does Diversification Improve Livelihoods? Pastoral Households in Xinjiang, China
type="main"> Diversification is routinely promoted to improve poor rural peoples’ livelihoods. However, policy recommendations for livelihood diversification based on evidence from crop-cultivatingExpand
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Following the Green: Coupled pastoral migration and vegetation dynamics in the Altay and Tianshan Mountains of Xinjiang, China
Abstract Pastoralists depend on extensive herding to ensure forage availability and pasture sustainability; however, their mobile lifestyles are being challenged by sedentarization policies of theExpand
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Phronesis: Children's Local Rural Knowledge of Science and Engineering
This study analyzes videotaped interviews and 407 photographs taken by 20 grade 5 and 6 students in rural New York State to document their science and engineering learning. Aristotle's concept ofExpand
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Pluralism, Resilience, and the Ecology of Survival: Case Studies from the Pamir Mountains of Afghanistan
As resilience is observed under circumstances of systemic stress, the various ecological zones of the Pamir Mountains of Afghanistan and the cultural diversity contained within this milieu provide anExpand
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Ecology of Time: Calendar of the Human Body in the Pamir Mountains
Abstract Villagers in the Pamir Mountains of Afghanistan and Tajikistan integrated the human body into the seasons and rhythms of their ecological relations to generate “calendars of the human body.”Expand
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