Integrating ethnobiological knowledge into biodiversity conservation in the Eastern Himalayas

@inproceedings{ONeill2017IntegratingEK,
  title={Integrating ethnobiological knowledge into biodiversity conservation in the Eastern Himalayas},
  author={Alexander Robert O’Neill and Hemant K Badola and Pitamber Prasad Dhyani and Santosh Kumar Rana},
  booktitle={Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine},
  year={2017}
}
Biocultural knowledge provides valuable insight into ecological processes, and can guide conservation practitioners in local contexts. In many regions, however, such knowledge is underutilized due to its often-fragmented record in disparate sources. In this article, we review and apply ethnobiological knowledge to biodiversity conservation in the Eastern Himalayas. Using Sikkim, India as a case study, we: (i) traced the history and trends of ethnobiological documentation; (ii) identified… CONTINUE READING
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