ethnozoology

ethnozoology

[¦eth·nō·zō′äl·ə·jē]
(anthropology)
The study of how cultures use animals and animal by-products.
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Topics include ethics and issues facing researchers, international law and policy, history, and ethnobiology subfields such as ethnozoology, ethnobotany, and ethnomycology.
Environmental Perception and Ethnozoology concepts were used in this study to better understand the relationship of man with animals and its perceptions.
Environmental perception and ethnozoology concepts were used in this study to analyze the use of fauna native to the Rio Grande do Norte Caatinga by communities around the Serido Ecological Station.
Barcarse, an ethnozoology lecturer at UH/Hilo, now leads Hawaiian-language canoe voyages and classes with Aha Punana Leo, hosts a Hawaiian-language radio show, and plans to raise his children as fluent Hawaiian speakers.
The editors have contributed further to these notes as appropriate and added references to some of the more recent work on ethnozoology and hunting in New Guinea.
The prehistoric animal ecology and ethnozoology of the Upper Great Lakes Region.
Featured are clear, distinctive treatments of areas such as ethnozoology, linguistic ethnobiology, traditional education, ethnoecology, and indigenous perspectives.
Indigenous studies literature contains other ethnosciences, such as ethnozoology, ethnobiology and ethocosmology.
Like their ethnozoology, it is based on the major opposition between land and sea creatures, and on the alternation of the two major seasons and the division of the tribe into two moieties, Leeward and Windward, plus a further division into four 'cardinal areas' (North, South, East and West), and is thus founded on the observation of Nature.
Beginning in the mid-1960s, he added curators with research interests in Mesoamerica and the Andes, Europe and the Near East; the longstanding programme in ethnobotany was complemented by others in ethnozoology and human biology; individuals with strong skills in statistical analysis and computerized data management replaced the departed Spaulding.
Section III - 'Ape ethnozoology, Apelore, Ape Imagery' - looks at cross-cultural perspectives on apes and monkeys, showing how understanding of the relations of humans and apes is based on religious and ontological premises in Western and Eastern Cultures.