The diversity around the term ‘biocultural’ in the English scientific literature

Biocultural diversity is the focus of our research project. It is probably one of the best-known terms whenever something is labelled as ‘biocultural’. You've probably also encountered the terms biocultural…

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The diversity around the term ‘biocultural’ in the Spanish scientific literature

Biocultural diversity is the focus of our research project. It is probably one of the best-known terms whenever something is labelled as ‘biocultural’. You've probably also encountered the terms biocultural…

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Participating Digitally in a Workshop in a Collaborative Case Study in Bolivia from Germany during a Pandemic.

Last December our project partner Fundacion TIERRA ran a workshop with local leaders from the Chiquitania region in preparation of our field work. The meeting served to present the research…

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Mortiño and Uva Camarona: saving two native wild berries species from over-harvesting in Colombia

Many local farmers worldwide gained their knowledge through practices in daily interaction with ecosystems and biodiversity. This knowledge can provide key ideas for transforming agriculture towards a more sustainable and…

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Defining Food Sovereignty amidst fires and agrarian transformations: agro-industrial and government fallacies

Camila BENAVIDES1 & Stefan ORTIZ2 1Agroecologist, Research Associate and PhD Candidate, Social-Ecological Sciences Institute, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg-Germany 2Ecological Economist, Research Associate and PhD Candidate, Social-Ecological Sciences Institute, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg-Germany…

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An estimation of the common opossums’ population density in an agroforestry system in Bolivia

By Camila BENAVIDES FRIAS The common opossum (Didelphis marsupialis) thrives well near human settlements and therefore understanding its ecology could help taking management decisions in anthropogenic landscapes. Although this specie…

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