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Industrial Oil Development, Human Population Growth, and Post-Conflict Regrowth in Conservation Landscapes

Published: Oct 6th, 2016

Industrial Oil Development, Human Population Growth, and Post-Conflict Regrowth in Conservation Landscapes Speaker: Mr. Nick Dowhaniuk PhD Student, Department of Geography, University of Florida Thursday, October 6, 2016 12:45-1:45 PM (Period… Read More

Banana xanthomonas wilt continues to spread in Tanzania despite an intensive symptomatic plant removal campaign: an impending socio-economic and ecological disaster

Published: Sep 16th, 2016

BLACKBURN – Banana xanthomonas wilt continues to spread in Tanzania despite an intensive symptomatic plant removal campaign: an impending socio-economic and ecological disaster Mpoki M. Shimwela, Randy C. Ploetz, Fen D.… Read More

Differences between Pygmy and Non-Pygmy Hunting in Congo Basin Forests

Published: Sep 2nd, 2016

NOSS – Differences between Pygmy and Non-Pygmy Hunting in Congo Basin Forests John E. Fa, Jesús Olivero, Miguel Angel Farfán, Jerome Lewis, Hirokazu Yasuoka, Andrew Noss, Shiho Hattori, Masaaki Hirai, Towa… Read More

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