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Folklore and traditional ecological knowledge of geckos in Southern Portugal: implications for conservation and science.

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  • Additional Information
    • Subject Terms:
    • NAICS/Industry Codes:
      924120 Administration of Conservation Programs
      411110 Live animal merchant wholesalers
      541910 Marketing Research and Public Opinion Polling
    • Abstract:
      The article presents a research conducted on folklore and traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) of geckos in Southern Portugal and its implications for conservation and science. It mentions that TEK and folklore are repositories of large amounts of information about the natural world. It highlights the main ideas relating to gecko biology and ecology. It informs that locals still have some misconceptions of geckos as poisonous and carriers of dermatological diseases.
    • ISSN:
      1746-4269
    • Accession Number:
      10.1186/1746-4269-7-26
    • Accession Number:
      66546849
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      Folklore and traditional ecological knowledge of geckos in Southern Portugal: implications for conservation and science. Journal of Ethnobiology & Ethnomedicine, [s. l.], v. 7, n. 1, p. 26–35, 2011. DOI 10.1186/1746-4269-7-26. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=asn&AN=66546849&custid=s8280428. Acesso em: 30 mar. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Folklore and traditional ecological knowledge of geckos in Southern Portugal: implications for conservation and science. Journal of Ethnobiology & Ethnomedicine. 2011;7(1):26-35. doi:10.1186/1746-4269-7-26.
    • APA:
      Folklore and traditional ecological knowledge of geckos in Southern Portugal: implications for conservation and science. (2011). Journal of Ethnobiology & Ethnomedicine, 7(1), 26–35. https://doi.org/10.1186/1746-4269-7-26
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      “Folklore and Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Geckos in Southern Portugal: Implications for Conservation and Science.” 2011. Journal of Ethnobiology & Ethnomedicine 7 (1): 26–35. doi:10.1186/1746-4269-7-26.
    • Harvard:
      ‘Folklore and traditional ecological knowledge of geckos in Southern Portugal: implications for conservation and science’ (2011) Journal of Ethnobiology & Ethnomedicine, 7(1), pp. 26–35. doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-7-26.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      ‘Folklore and traditional ecological knowledge of geckos in Southern Portugal: implications for conservation and science’ 2011, Journal of Ethnobiology & Ethnomedicine, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 26–35, viewed 30 March 2020, .
    • MLA:
      “Folklore and Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Geckos in Southern Portugal: Implications for Conservation and Science.” Journal of Ethnobiology & Ethnomedicine, vol. 7, no. 1, Jan. 2011, pp. 26–35. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1186/1746-4269-7-26.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      “Folklore and Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Geckos in Southern Portugal: Implications for Conservation and Science.” Journal of Ethnobiology & Ethnomedicine 7, no. 1 (January 2011): 26–35. doi:10.1186/1746-4269-7-26.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Folklore and traditional ecological knowledge of geckos in Southern Portugal: implications for conservation and science. Journal of Ethnobiology & Ethnomedicine [Internet]. 2011 Jan [cited 2020 Mar 30];7(1):26–35. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=asn&AN=66546849&custid=s8280428