A new article, Folk Knowledge in Southern Siberia in the 1770s: Johan Peter Falck’s Ethnobiological Observations, has been published recently in Studia Orientalia Electronica.
Exotic birds became popular as pets in Sweden in the eighteenth century. Sabira Ståhlberg and Ingvar Svanberg discuss a painting of a parakeet from around 1750.
In the Taklamakan desert a hundred years ago, the Loptuq used to fish and forage around the Lop Nor (Lop Lake). Ingvar Svanberg and Sabira Ståhlberg have written an article about their reed use and waterscape perceptions.
Turcologica Upsaliensia. An Illustrated Collection of Essays tells the stories of travellers, researchers and others connected to Uppsala University in Sweden, to the Turkic world.
Aviculture: a history is a comprehensive overview of the history of bird keeping across the world. In Chapter 6, researchers Sabira Ståhlberg and Ingvar Svanberg discuss domestic pest control with the help of birds.
In an article in Svenska landsmål och svenskt folkliv 2017, researchers Ingvar Svanberg and Sabira Ståhlberg discuss how wolf lichen was used in traditional folk biology for killing wolves in Scandinavia.
The heart beats faster, when the cook is in the kitchen. With pans and pots aromas and tastes are created…
Three new Easy Read books tell about pollution in the earth, air and water.
Sabira Ståhlberg and Ingvar Svanberg discuss wildmen and other human-like creatures in Central Asia, from Mongolia to the Caucasus, in a new cryptozoological article.