BBC News(1/2/2012): A project to catalogue every plant species in Iraq has been restarted, 25 years after it was put on hold because of the political situation in the country. Visit this link to watch the video explaining the project: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16317974
A Store has been added to the site for the sale of Dr. Quave’s works. As of now, there are 2 items for sale on the site: Medicina Popolare del Vulture: Traditional Medicine of the Vulture-Alto Bradano area, southern Italy. ISBN 978-1-61584-442-5 (This is a full color-book available for shipments…
BBC report (12/20/11): The UN has co-produced a study that lists scientific details of Amazon plant species that can be harvested for economic or medicinal purposes. Read full article here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16248485
The deadline for submissions to the special issue of Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine has been extended to March 2nd! This will be a special issue focusing on the topic of The European Heritage of Folk Medicines and Medicinal Foods: Its Contribution to the CAMs of Tomorrow. Please visit the following…
The abstract deadline for the 35th Annual Meeting of the Society of Ethnobiology is January 15th. The meeting will be held in Denver, Colorado from April 11-14, 2012. Visit this link to learn more: http://ethnobiology.org/conference/upcoming
The call for abstract submissions for presentations at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Economic Botany is open. Click here to submit an abstract. More info is also available on the conference website.
BBC News article (12/21/2011): http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16270759
Science Daily news article(12/15/2011): http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/12/111215095243.htm