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Back, current and coming issues:

There are two back issues:

  • Issue 1. Keeping in Touch: Journals, Networks, Newsletters, Organizations and Professional Societies. (January, 1996; G.J. Martin and A.L. Hoare, editors).
  • Issue 2: Protecting Rights: Legal and Ethical Implications of Ethnobiology. (July, 1996; G.J. Martin, A.L. Hoare and D.A. Posey, editors; co-sponsored by IPGRI).

This is number three:

  • Issue 3: Returning Results: Community and Environmental Education.

These issues will be published later this year:

  • Issue 4: Measuring Diversity: Methods of Assessing Biological Resources and Local Knowledge.

  • Issue 5: Cultivating the Forest: Development of Agroforestry Systems

And then, in 1998:

  • Managing Resources: Community-based Conservation.
  • Reading the Landscape: Cultural Perspectives and Geographical Information Systems.
  • Healing the World: Ecology, Cultural Transition and the Health of Local Peoples.

Suggested topics for 1999 and the year 2000 are given in Issues 1 and 2.


The Editorial Team

Gary J. Martin, General Editor
Ivette Fabbri, Design and Production
Alison L. Hoare, Associate Editor

Malcolm Hadley, UNESCO advisor
Alan Hamilton, WWF advisor
Hew Prendergast, RBG, Kew advisor

Special thanks to Mayumi Nishihara for her assistance on Issue 3. The opinions expressed in the People and Plants Handbook are those of the various authors and contributors cited, and should not necessarily be attributed to the editors or sponsoring institutions. All photographs by G.J. Martin except when otherwise noted.

 

Who Supports the Handbook?

The People and Plants Handbook is a publication of the WWF-UNESCO-Kew People and Plants Initiative (see PPH 1:4).

The Handbook is produced with financial support from the UK Overseas Development Administration (ODA). Issue 2 of the Handbook has been  co-sponsored by the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI, see PPH 1:5). .

   

The opinions expressed in the People and Plants Handbook are those of the various authors and contributors cited, and should not necessarily be attributed to the editors or sponsoring institutions.      

 

Tussock grassland with Cyathea tree ferns on the slopes of Mount Wilhelm, the highest mountain in Papau New Guinea. (Photo: Robert Hoft)

 

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