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Protocols and Ethical Considerations in Ethnobiological Research

  • Sofia Zank
  • Rafaela Helena Ludwinsky
  • Graziela Dias Blanco
  • Natalia HanazakiEmail author
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Abstract

In this chapter, we present and clarify the main protocols and ethical considerations for the development of ethnobiological research. We present the context in which such guidelines emerged, the operational aspects that should be observed, and the future challenges related to this issue.

Key words

Legal aspects Code of ethics Law 13123 Traditional knowledge Indigenous peoples and local communities 

Notes

Acknowledgements

We are grateful for the whole team at the Laboratory of Human Ecology and Ethnobotany of UFSC for their insightful discussions on the topics of this chapter. This study was financed in part by the CoordenaÓÐo de AperfeiÓoamento de Pessoal de NÚvel Superior - Brasil (CAPES) - Finance Code 001 for R.H.L. and G.D.B. doctoral scholarships. N.H. thanks CNPq for a research scholarship (309613/2015-9).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sofia Zank
    • 1
  • Rafaela Helena Ludwinsky
    • 1
  • Graziela Dias Blanco
    • 1
  • Natalia Hanazaki
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Laboratório de Ecologia Humana e Etnobotânica, ECZ/CCBUniversidade Federal de Santa CatarinaFlorianópolisBrazil

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