Traditional ecological knowledge in perspective

TitleTraditional ecological knowledge in perspective
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication1993
AuthorsBerkes, F
EditorInglis, JT
Secondary TitleTraditional ecological knowledge: Concepts and cases
Date PublishedMarch 1993
PublisherWinnepeg, Manitoba, Canada
Conference LocationInternational Program on Traditional Ecological Knowledge/IDRC
Keywordsecology; indigenous knowledge

This paper deals with the concept of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK). It outlines a definition of TEK and the spread of the idea. Included is a section on the similarities and differences between indigenous science and Western Science. Also included is a section on the practical applications/importance of TEK.


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