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UF Researchers Forecast Accelerated Deforestation and Displacement of Indigenous Peoples in Brazilian Amazon

Published: Feb 28th, 2019

GAINESVILLE, FL – Amazonian deforestation continues to concern the world community, especially as the Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA) begins to displace indigenous… Read More

A 21st Century Agenda in Support of Amazonian Conservation

Published: Jan 23rd, 2019

Associate Professor Dr. Cynthia Simmons and a team of international scholars – including UF Geography’s Dr. Robert Walker, Michael Waylen, and Aghane Antunes – present a strategy for achieving sustainable… Read More

Discipline and Develop: Destruction of the Brazil Nut Forest in the Lower Amazon Basin

Published: Dec 20th, 2018

ANTUNES, SIMMONS, WALKER, WAYLEN – Discipline and Develop: Destruction of the Brazil Nut Forest in the Lower Amazon Basin Cynthia S. Simmons, Robert Walker, Stephen Aldrich, Eugenio Arima, Ritaumaria Pereira,… Read More

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