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Dr. Simmons presents 2017 Aula Magna at Federal University of Pará, Brazil

Published: Jul 7th, 2017

Dr. Cynthia Simmons presents a series of invited lectures at a research meeting hosted by the Department of Geography, Federal University of Pará (Universidade Federal do Pará, UFPA), in Pará,… Read More

Amazon Dams Network, Geography Department, TCD Program & UF Law School Awarded a Faculty Interdisciplinary Seed Grant from the University of Florida Biodiversity Institute

Published: Mar 17th, 2017

The newly created UF Biodiversity Institute (UFBI) awarded a Faculty Interdisciplinary Seed Grant to a joint effort by UF faculty, students and Brazilian collaborators of the Amazon Dams Network (Rede… Read More

Forest conservation: Remember Gran Chaco

Published: Feb 3rd, 2017

NOSS – Forest conservation: Remember Gran Chaco Tobias Kuemmerle, Mariana Altrichter, Germán Baldi, Marcel Cabido, Micaela Camino, Erika Cuellar, Rosa Leny Cuellar, Julieta Decarre, Sandra Díaz, Ignacio Gasparri, Gregorio Gavier-Pizarro, Rubén… Read More

Geography Colloquium: Contentious Land Change in Amazonia – Implications for Global Environmental Change

Published: Jan 11th, 2017

Contentious Land Change in Amazonia – Implications for Global Environmental Change Speaker: Dr. Cynthia Simmons Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of Florida Thursday,January 12, 2017 3:00-3:50 PM (Period 8)… Read More

To Keep a River Running

Published: Nov 16th, 2016

WALKER – To Keep a River Running Robert Walker Article first published online: 1 OCT 2016 Earth Island Journal It came in low, guns bristling through the open bay. Such a strange… Read More

Smallholders, Agrarian Reform, and Globalization in the Brazilian Amazon: Cattle versus the Environment

Published: Jul 7th, 2016

SIMMONS, WALKER – Smallholders, Agrarian Reform, and Globalization in the Brazilian Amazon: Cattle versus the Environment Ritaumaria Pereira, Cynthia S. Simmons, and Robert Walker Article first published online: 7 JUL 2016 Land… Read More

Belo Monte and the Face of Development We Refuse To See

Published: Apr 8th, 2016

PhD student Maíra Irigaray Castro‘s latest article for Amazon Watch details her social justice work, teaching nonviolent resistance workshop in the vicinity of the Belo Monte Dam, in Brazil. Read about Maíra’s experiences at Belo Monte… Read More

Integrating Research and Practice to Promote More Resilient Family Agriculture

Published: Mar 18th, 2016

Geography PhD candidate Mr. David Hanson will be participating in a panel discussion at the “Integrating Research and Practice to Promote More Resilient Family Agriculture” workshop on March 30th. The workshop is… Read More

Spatial Patterns of Frontier Settlement: Balancing Conservation and Development

Published: Mar 15th, 2016

SIMMONS, WALKER – Spatial Patterns of Frontier Settlement: Balancing Conservation and Development Cynthia Simmons, Robert Walker, Stephen Perz, Eugenio Arima, Stephen Aldrich, Marcellus Caldas Article first published online: MAR 2016 Journal… Read More

Response to Corridors for people, corridors for nature

Published: Feb 3rd, 2016

WALKER – Response to Corridors for people, corridors for nature Robert Walker, Eugenio Arima, Stephen Perz, Carlos Souza eLetter first published online: 3 FEB 2016 Science ABSTRACT: An article in Science by Haddad points… Read More