Ethics Scenario – for Discussion

With these ethics scenario, we aim to generate dialog among our membership about the ethical issues we encounter in our research. We encourage you to post your responses below, or submit them to the Ethics Committee Chair (

“How I got here” – Rainer W. Bussmann

An interview with Rainer W Bussmann, Professor and Head of the Department of Ethnobotany at the Institute of Botany, Ilia State University, Georgia and co-director of  Saving Knowledge. Previously director of William L. Brown Center at Missouri Botanical Garden. Past president of SEB. His work focuses on ethnobotanical research and the preservation of traditional knowledge, in the Andes, the Caucasus, and the Himalayas.

‘How I got here’ – Chunlin Long

An Interview with Professor at the College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Minzu University of China. Chunlin works in the areas of Ethnobotany, Ethnoecology, Ethnopharmacology, Plant Genetic Resources, Phytochemistry, Plant Taxonomy, and Biodiversity.

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