2012 Society of Ethnobiology Meeting

Dear Fellow Ethnobiologists, Plans for the 2012 Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado are well underway. The Society of Ethnobiology invites papers for our 2012 conference “Conservation and Communities” will be held from April 11–14, 2012, at the Denver Botanic Gardens in Colorado. This year’s conference theme explores the importance and power of linking conservation efforts… Read more »

3rd International Conference on Medicinal Plants and Herbal Products, & Herbal Expo-2011

19 to 21 December 2011 Organized by Faculty of Medicine and the Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo,Columbo, Sri Lanka, under the , Chairmanship of Prof. Kshanika Hirimburegama, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo. Abstracts will be accepted for presentation at the conference up to 31 September 2011. Please download the abstract instruction and submission… Read more »

Indigenous Peoples, Self-determination and Autonomy in Latin America and Canada

Invitation to the Virtual Forum for Consultation and Dialogue September 5 to October 5, 2011 The Bolivian Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies (CEBEM), the International Secretary for Human Development (ISHD), York University and the Indigenous Studies Program at the University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO), invite you to participate in a Forum for Consultation and Dialogue:… Read more »

A petition to save the Amazon Forest

The following information and link to the petition was shared by an ISE member: Dear friends, The Amazon is in serious danger: Brazil is on the verge of gutting its forest protection laws — unless we act now, vast tracts of our planet’s lungs could be opened up to clear-cutting devastation.  This threat to the… Read more »

Study Ethnobotany at the University of Hawaii

Ethnobotany at the University of Hawaii, Manoa (UHM) draws on the participation of 6 core faculty and numerous distinguished faculty affiliates housed in more than 15 academic departments. Ethnobotany at UHM is part of the Botany Department under the College of Natural Sciences. Faculty and Students in Ethnobotany also collaborate with several complementary research and education programs/organizations within… Read more »