Ethnobotanical knowledge loss on the Caribbean island of St. Eustatius

Goal study:
This study will focus on current ethnobotanical knowledge and practices of the people of St. Eustatius and the possible decline thereof. Information on the current state of traditional plant use by the people of St. Eustatius is very limited. Therefore a main goal of the study will be to assess the current state of ethnobotanical knowledge on St. Eustatius. This study will compare current knowledge and practices to plant uses documented in historical sources to assess the change in knowledge and uses. 

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