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Conservation Conundrum and Amphibian Disease

Published: Aug 20th, 2018

GAINESVILLE, FL – Amidst global amphibian population collapses, ranavirus causes up to 90% mortality in amphibians, undermining conservation efforts and wetland. restoration projects. In a recent study University of Florida… Read More

Endangered Amazon – An Indigenous Tribe Fights Back Against Hydropower Development in the Tapajós Valley

Published: Feb 28th, 2018

One of Amazonia’s most pristine waterways, the Tapajós River, is under a development threat that holds implications for the entire basin. This threat stems from an infrastructure plan proposed by… Read More

Endangered Amazon: An Indigenous Tribe Fights Back Against Hydropower Development in the Tapajós Valley

Published: Feb 28th, 2018

SIMMONS, WALKER – Endangered Amazon: An Indigenous Tribe Fights Back Against Hydropower Development in the Tapajós Valley Robert Walker and Cynthia Simmons Article first published online: 01 MAR 2018 Environment… Read More

UF in South Africa: People, Parks, & Conservation in Africa

Published: Feb 23rd, 2018

Join the UF study abroad program with Geography! REALIZE the complexities of conservation within the African context. GAIN practical field skills conducting empirical research. INCREASE cross-cultural understanding. EXPERIENCE the most… Read More

Geography Colloquium: The Center for Landscape Conservation Planning and the Florida Strategic Plan for Sustaining Military Readiness through Conservation Partnerships Project

Published: Nov 15th, 2017

The Center for Landscape Conservation Planning and the Florida Strategic Plan for Sustaining Military Readiness through Conservation Partnerships Project Speaker: Dr. Tom Hoctor Research Associate Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture,… Read More

Using Repeat Photography to Observe Vegetation Change Over Time in Gorongosa National Park

Published: Jun 26th, 2017

HERRERO, SOUTHWORTH, BUNTING, CHILD – Using Repeat Photography to Observe Vegetation Change Over Time in Gorongosa National Park HANNAH V. HERRERO, JANE SOUTHWORTH, ERIN BUNTING, and BRIAN CHILD Article first published… 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: 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