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Utilizing Multiple Lines of Evidence to Determine Landscape Degradation within Protected Area Landscapes: A Case Study of Chobe National Park, Botswana from 1982 to 2011

Published: Jul 29th, 2016

HERRERO, SOUTHWORTH, BUNTING – Utilizing Multiple Lines of Evidence to Determine Landscape Degradation within Protected Area Landscapes: A Case Study of Chobe National Park, Botswana from 1982 to 2011 Hannah V.… Read More

Assessing welfare of captive elephant populations

Published: Jul 14th, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Florida – A new collection of research articles, jointly edited by Dr. Sadie Ryan and published by PLoS ONE examines the health and well being of captive elephant populations… Read More

African farmers contend with baboons when the big cats are gone

Published: Apr 11th, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Florida – When large carnivores are removed from an African landscape, local farmers need to adopt complex crop management strategies and be more vigilant about crop-raiding baboons, a new… Read More

Perceptions of risk in communities near parks in an African biodiversity hotspot

Published: Mar 28th, 2016

RYAN – Perceptions of risk in communities near parks in an African biodiversity hotspot Joel Hartter, Nicholas Dowhaniuk, Catrina A. MacKenzie, Sadie J. Ryan, Jeremy E. Diem, Michael W. Palace, Colin… Read More

Dynamics of the relationship between NDVI and SWIR32 vegetation indices in southern Africa: implications for retrieval of fractional cover from MODIS data

Published: Mar 2nd, 2016

SOUTHWORTH, BUNTING – Dynamics of the relationship between NDVI and SWIR32 vegetation indices in southern Africa: implications for retrieval of fractional cover from MODIS data Michael J. Hill, Qiang Zhou, Qingsong… Read More

Geography Colloquium: Growing Needs – Nutrition Security and Child Health among Datoga Pastoralists

Published: Feb 22nd, 2016

Growing Needs: Nutrition Security and Child Health among Datoga Pastoralists Speaker: Dr. Alyson Young Assistant Professor, Anthropology & African Studies Thursday, February 25, 2016 3:00-3:50 PM (Period 8) Turlington Hall Room… Read More

Job Announcement: Health and Social Change in Africa

Published: Jan 8th, 2016

The University of Florida is looking for a new faculty member in the area of ‘Health and Social Change in Africa’. This preeminence position is for exceptional candidates at the… Read More

African Diaspora in Ghana: Going Back to the Future

Published: Jan 8th, 2016

Dr. Barbara McDade-Gordon recently joined participants from the Americas, Europe, Asia, and throughout the African Continent, at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria for the First Biennial Conference of the… Read More

Spring Course: GEO4938/GEO6938/AFA3931

Published: Jan 7th, 2016

Did You Know? -There are over 500,000 Black people living in China? China and African states have traded with each other for over 1,000 years. -More than 70% of Brazilians… Read More

Analysis of Rainfall Variability in Relation to Crop Production in Maun, Botswana

Published: Jan 1st, 2016

MUIR – Analysis of Rainfall Variability in Relation to Crop Production in Maun, Botswana Carly Muir Article first published online: 01 JAN 2016 University of Florida Journal of Undergraduate Research ABSTRACT: The… Read More