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Search or browse through our library of existing resources on indigenous and local knowledge in biodiversity and ecosystem services. Entries include scientific articles, reports, policy briefs, webinars, videos, and more. To view a particular resource, click on its name below.

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Using Licensing Contracts to Protect Holders of Traditional Knowledge Related to Genetic...
Marina Tsikun and Kuei-Jung Ni
Documents, Online database/library
2011

During recent decades, the role of traditional knowledge (TK) in biotechnology development has become increasingly important. The...

6578
Integrating local knowledge to prioritise invasive species management
Hernan Caceres‐Escobar, Salit Kark, Scott C. Atkinson et al.
Documents, Online database/library
2020

1. Invasive species management involves complex and multidimensional challenges. There is considerable uncertainty regarding how to...

5532
TRIPS and Traditional Knowledge - Local Communities, Local Knowledge, and Global Intellectual...
Olufunmilayo B. Arewa
Documents, Online database/library
2006

The Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights1 (TRIPs Agreement) represents a significant step in the...

5531
The Importance of Indigenous Knowledge in Curbing the Loss of Language and Biodiversity
BENJAMIN T. WILDER, CAROLYN O’MEARA, LAURIE MONTI, AND GARY...
Documents, Online database/library
2016

Biodiversity inventory, monitoring, and species-recovery efforts can be advanced by a dynamic collaboration of Western, citizen, and...

5517
Localized Innovation of Knowledge Community: Creation of local knowledge and learning...
Hui Chin Huang and Shenglin Elijah Chang
Documents, Indigenous & local knowledge, Online database/library
2020

In recent years, we can see the development of social learning groups among Taiwanese communities, for example, the Taiwan Field School...

5516
Local people’s perceptions of forest biodiversity in the walnut fruit forests of Kyrgyzstan
Gulnaz Jalilova and Harald Vacik
Documents, Indigenous & local knowledge, Online database/library
2012

The biodiversity of the walnut fruit forests in Kyrgyzstan is under huge pressure due to various socio-economic challenges and...

5515
Local knowledge, pattern and diversity of use of Sclerocarya birrea
Gerard N Gouwakinnou, Anne Mette Lykke, Achille E Assogbadjo...
Documents, Indigenous & local knowledge, Online database/library
2011

Background: Growing interest is on food tree species in general, and particularly indigenous fruit tree species in developing countries...

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Global/Local Knowledge Organization: Contexts and Questions
Melissa A. Adler, Joseph T. Tennis, Daniel Martínez‐Ávila et al.
Documents, Indigenous & local knowledge, Online database/library
2016

This panel features junior and senior scholars from the United States, Denmark, and Brazil, who will come together to discuss some of...

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