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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The study of the relationship of human cultures with local plants and animals.

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  • Actually, that concept is probably already emcompassed by the much broader field of ethnobiology, which is the "interdisciplinary study of the relationships of plants and animals with human cultures worldwide."

    BIRDS ETCETERA—Birds, Birding, Birders, and Birdwatching

  • Actually, that concept is probably already emcompassed by the much broader field of ethnobiology, which is the "interdisciplinary study of the relationships of plants and animals with human cultures worldwide."

    Archive 2002-06-01

  • Research is also planned for the social sciences, in particular ethnobiology, cultural anthropology, rural technology and traditional land-use systems.

    Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park, Belarus

  • It seems that ethnobiology kinda refers to the interdisciplinary study of history, anthropology, archaeology, politics, cultural sociology, and ecology...as well the interplay of these things which results in why people do the things they do.

    Scram, you palooka, before I pump you full of lead!

  • Information exists on geographic information systems, satellite imagery, hydrological and limnological surveys, climate, biological inventories and ethnobiology.

    Tikal National Park, Guatemala

  • Using a multichanneled approach combining linguistics, philology, paleontology, archaeology and ethnobiology, de Candolle was able to ascertain where the greatest variation in a species was found.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • Information is available on past aerial photography, bibliography, history of scientific studies, hydrology, biological inventories, geology, socioeconomic and cultural ethnobiology, land/water use and use of the fauna.

    Tikal National Park, Guatemala

  • Using a multichanneled approach combining linguistics, philology, paleontology, archaeology and ethnobiology, de Candolle was able to ascertain where the greatest variation in a species was found.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • Using a multichanneled approach combining linguistics, philology, paleontology, archaeology and ethnobiology, de Candolle was able to ascertain where the greatest variation in a species was found.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • ~ The ethnobiology of the Haitian zombi -- Finally, a user's guide to zombification.

    Speedlinking 4/3/07

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