‘How I got here’ – Sonia Peter

An interview with Kim Walker. Dr Sonia Peter, Executive Director, The Biocultural Education and Research Programme, Barbados. Discover Sonia's passion for medicinal plants, the importance of her family, setting up a museum and finding joy in writing.

‘Skąd się tu wziąłem’ – Łukasz Łuczaj

Dr hab. Łukasz Łuczaj, profesor Uniwersytetu Rzeszowskiego For the english version of this blog, visit here. Opisz siebie własnymi słowami. Jestem botanikiem, który najpierw był ekologiem roślin, a w końcu został etnobotanikiem. Jestem zarówno naukowcem jak i praktykiem. Kimś, kto prowadzi ogród, kto pracuje własnymi rękami, ścina i sadzi drzewa, eksperymentuje z roślinami jadalnymi i... Continue Reading →

‘How I got here’ – Łukasz Łuczaj

An interview by Kim Walker. Dr. Łukasz Łuczaj, is an ethnobotanist at the University of Rzeszów, Poland. Łukasz discusses creating a nature encyclopedia at 3, why a dream influenced the course of his life and his compulsion to dig up and move plants around.

A Remembrance of Dr. Isabella Aiona Abbott, (1919-2010) World Renowned Expert in Central and Pacific Algae: the Intergenerational Transmission of Ethnobotanical Knowledge through Women

by Aja Grande, Ph.D. Student of civic infrastructures and land ecologies as spaces of subject formation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the department of History, Anthropology, Science, Technology & Society (HASTS).   *The following is an excerpt from a paper in progress. I welcome the opportunity to note how quickly one's customs and... Continue Reading →

Interview with 2016 DEB Tony Cunningham

By Sandra Bogdanova Is there a better way to end this year than by listening to some lifetime wisdom? This time it is our Distinguished Economic Botanist (DEB) of 2016 - Anthony (Tony) Cunningham. He is an internationally known ethnobotanist from who has seamlessly linked his work at the interface between nature and culture with... Continue Reading →

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