Help Support the ISE’s Vision

The ISE’s vision is a world rich in biocultural diversity, in which all knowledge holders are equally respected. Our mission is to increase understanding of relationships between human societies and the natural world in order to support and promote biological, cultural and linguistic diversity and to support the vital role of indigenous, local and traditional… Read more »

Online Newsletter of the 2016 ISE Congress in Kampala, Uganda

Dear ISE members, In order to share the experiences of the 2016 Congress with members who were not able to attend, we have put together a small online-only newsletter. It includes an announcement from the incoming ISE President, Verna Miller, on the current state of the Society; a report from the Congress organizers; a submission of… Read more »

A Letter from the President

Summary of the Current State of the ISE Written by Pepeyla (Verna) Miller Recently the ISE Board had a very informative discussion with Glenn Shepard about the upcoming 2018 Congress venue in Belem Brazil. The Congress will take place August 6-11, 2018. The Congress organizers are in negotiations with numerous funding agencies and determining where… Read more »

Announcement of the 2018 ISE Congress in Belém, Brazil

Belém +30: Reflecting on the Declaration of Belém and the field of ethnobiology across three decades Written by Glenn Shepard and Flávio Ferreira Silva 2018 represents the 30th anniversary of the first International Congress of Ethnobiology which was held in 1988 at the Goeldi Museum in Belém. To celebrate this important anniversary, the Goeldi Museum and the… Read more »

The ISE’s 4th Pre-Congress Workshop for Emerging Ethnobiologists

The ISE’s 4th Pre-Congress Workshop for Emerging Ethnobiologists Written by Robin Wild and Karly Burch It was our pleasure to serve as the ISE’s student representatives for two years and to plan the ISE’s 4th Pre-Congress Student Workshop for Emerging Ethnobiologists. To briefly summarize our activities over the past two years, we spent our first… Read more »