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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: Learning-By-Doing or ‘Experimentalist Governance’ in Wildlife Conservation in Southern Africa

Published: Oct 13th, 2016

Learning-By-Doing or ‘Experimentalist Governance’ in Wildlife Conservation in Southern Africa Speaker: Dr. Brian Child Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of Florida Thursday, October 20, 2016 3:00-3:50 PM (Period 8) Turlington… 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

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

Land-cover change within and around protected areas in a biodiversity hotspot

Published: Sep 24th, 2015

BINFORD – Land-cover change within and around protected areas in a biodiversity hotspot Karen M. Bailey*, Robert A. McCleeryb, Michael W. Binfordc & Christa Zweigd Article first published onine: 24 Sep… Read More

Geography Colloquium: Cecil the Lion – Issues in Wildlife Conservation in Africa

Published: Sep 1st, 2015

Cecil the Lion: Issues in Wildlife Conservation in Africa Geography Colloquium Speaker: Dr. Brian Child Associate Professor, Geography & African Studies Thursday, September 3, 2015 3:00-3:50 PM (Period 8) Turlington Hall… Read More