4.5 Study of local and traditional ecological knowledge

Kutatási téma
Molnár Zs., Kelemen A., Kun R., Máté J., Sáfián, L., Biró, M. Máté A., Vadász Cs. (2020) Traditional herders modify both livestock and researcher behaviour: knowledge co-production for better management of species-rich grasslands. Journal of Applied Ecology, Early view
Ulicsni, V., Babai, D., Juhász, E., Molnár, Zs., Biró, M. (2020) Local knowledge about a newly reintroduced, rapidly spreading species (Eurasian beaver) and perception of its impact on ecosystem services. PLoS ONE 15(5): e0233506
Biró, M., Zs. Molnár, D. Babai, A. Dénes, A Fehér, S. Barta, L. Sáfián, K. Szabados, A. Kiš, L. Demeter & K. Öllerer (2019) Reviewing historical traditional knowledge for innovative conservation management: A re-evaluation of wetland grazing. Science of The Total Environment. 666: 1114–1125.
Gantuya, B., Á. Avar. D. Babai, Á. Molnár, Zs. Molnár (2019) “A herder’s duty is to think”: landscape partitioning and folk habitats of Mongolian herders in a mountain forest steppe (Khuvsugul-Murun region). J Ethnobiology Ethnomedicine (2019) 15: 54

Local and traditional ecological knowledge of local farmers is studied related to two invasive plant species and a reintroduced animal species (beaver). Main objectives are to study the generation of local knowledge and to understand local perceptions of their impacts on ecosystem services.