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Dr. Robert Walker talks Tipping Points in the Amazon with BBC’s PM Programme

Published: Sep 13th, 2019

Dr. Robert Walker spoke about Tipping Points in the Amazon with Jonny Dymond on the BBC’s PM Programme. Listen to the whole show or scrub forward  (Dr. Walker’s interview starts 41 minutes… Read More

Dr. Robert Walker’s #RedditAMA on the #Amazon

Published: Aug 28th, 2019

UF Geography Professor Dr. Robert Walker recently hosted a Reddit AMA on the Amazon. Take a look at what he had to say and join the conversation!

Graduate Student Poster Presentation

Published: Apr 12th, 2019

This week’s Geography Colloquium featured some of our current Masters students presenting their research in a poster session:                       Megan… Read More

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

Fountain of Youth

Published: Feb 2nd, 2017

WALKER – Fountain of Youth Robert Walker Article first published online: 02 FEB 2017 Kudzu House INTRODUCTION: Upon my unanticipated return to Florida six months ago, I hurried to Silver Springs where… Read More