Recent Submissions

  • Local knowledge of plants and their uses among women in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia 

    Author(s):Luizza, Matthew W.; Young, Heather; Kuroiwa, Christina; Evangelista, Paul; Worede, Aserat; Bussmann, Rainer W.; Weimer, Amber
    Date Issued:2013
    Format:born digital; articles
    Women's local ecological knowledge (LEK) is noted by many scholars to be unique and important for local conservation and development planning. Although LEK integration is inherent to ethnobotanical research, in Ethiopia, ...
  • Assessing habitat quality of the mountain nyala Tragelaphus buxtoni in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia 

    Author(s):Evangelista, Paul H.; Norman, John, III; Swartzinki, Paul; Young, Nicholas E.
    Date Issued:2012
    Format:born digital; articles
    Populations of the endangered mountain nyala Tragelaphus buxtoni are significantly threatened by the loss of critical habitat. Population estimates are tentative, and information on the species' distribution and available ...
  • Demographic observations of mountain nyala Tragelaphus buxtoni in a controlled hunting area, Ethiopia 

    Author(s):Evangelista, Paul; Young, Nicholas; Swift, David; Wolde, Asrat
    Date Issued:2015
    Format:born digital; articles
    The highlands of Ethiopia are inhabited by the culturally and economically significant mountain nyala Tragelaphus buxtoni, an endemic spiral horned antelope. The natural range of this species has become highly fragmented ...
  • Plant use in Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale region, Ethiopia 

    Author(s):Bussmann, Rainer W.; Swartzinsky, Paul; Worede, Aserat; Evangelista, Paul
    Date Issued:2011
    Format:born digital; articles
    This paper reports on the plant use of laypeople of the Oromo in Southern Ethiopia. The Oromo in Bale had names/uses for 294 species in comparison to 230 species documented in the lower reaches of the Bale area. Only 13 ...