The Amazon Conservation and Development Foundation

CODEAMA (Amazon Conservation and Development Foundation) is a local NGO dedicated to sustainable development in the Amazon region of Ecuador. Based in the city of Puyo, CODEAMA works with local governments, rural communities, schools, and individual landowners to promote best-practices in conservation of forests and watersheds, as well as sustainable agriculture and community health. This… Read more »

2nd ISE Regional Eastern-European Workshop

New place and date! The second ISE Regional Eastern-European Workshop will be held in Királyrét, Börzsöny, Hungary, October 13-16 2011. At the First Eastern European Ethnobiology Workshop in Padise we decided to develop our network and as part of that we decided to organize a second workshop in Hungary. Participating scholars are conducting research in… Read more »

ISE Code of Ethics and Ethics Toolkit Workshop coordinated by Sarah-Lan Mathez-Stiefel

II Latin-American Congress of Ethnobiology, Recife, 11th November 2010 The organizers of the II Latin-American Congress of Ethnobiology, VIII Brazilian Symposium of Ethnobiology and Ethnoecology, and III Pernambucan Meeting of Ethnobiology and Ethnoecology kindly provided an auditorium and time in the congress program to run a workshop on the ISE Code of Ethics and Ethics… Read more »

A Note on the Bribri and Cabécar Peoples

Contributed to the ISE Newsletter by Ali Garcia; abstract in English by ISE Student Representative, Olivia Sylvester Written by Bribri scholar Alí García, this note in Spanish provides a background on the history and the current situation of the Bribri and Cabécar peoples in Talamanca, Costa Rica. He explains how the cultural identity of Indigenous… Read more »

Using Bio-Cultural Protocols to Implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and Multi-lateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) at the Local Level for Sustainable Development


Contributed by Krystyna Swiderska, Co-Director of the ISE Global Coalition The Global Coalition, in conjunction with the Ethics Committee, works closely with other non-profit organizations and academic and professional societies on policy and advocacy, including implementation and adoption of the ISE Code of Ethics. During the 2012 ISE Congress, a full-day workshop in the ISE… Read more »