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Science in support of Amazonian conservation in the 21st century: the case of Brazil

Published: Nov 14th, 2018

ANTUNES, SIMMONS, WALKER, WAYLEN – Science in support of Amazonian conservation in the 21st century: the case of Brazil Cynthia S. Simmons, Lisa Famolare, Marcia N. Macedo, Robert T. Walker,… 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

#AmazoniaIsGreat- let’s keep it that way!

Published: Oct 5th, 2017

“#AmazoniaIsGreat- let’s keep it that way!” – Dr. Cynthia Simmons at University of Florida’s Amazon Workshop 2017, hosted by UF’s Tropical Conservation and Development program and UF’s Center for Latin American Studies.

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

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

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

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

Women in STEM is strong in Geography!

Published: Dec 17th, 2015