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herbarium samples
August 31, 2016
I spent this summer in Oaxaca, Mexico establishing a field site for my dissertation research on the ecology and management of oak in montane mixed pine-oak forest.  
Sam Geldin leading a discussion about waste management
August 24, 2016
Now more than ever, cities play a key role in addressing climate impacts. This is certainly the case in in Indonesia, where central government reforms since the fall of the...
dinde tree
August 16, 2016
I firmly believe that our landscapes can be managed sustainably: that we can produce nutritious healthy food free of poisonous chemicals while conserving our precious water...
montane forests
August 8, 2016
I came back to Oaxaca to look more closely into answering the questions that emerged when I lived here in 2014 around land use, conservation, and self-determination.
majeed focus group
August 3, 2016
I decided to go back home to Ghana to do my summer research where I investigated women’s practices of handling post-harvest peanuts to minimize aflatoxin contamination.
sam with elephant
August 3, 2016
I, along with eight strong men and women, hauled the 6 month-old elephant calf into the back of the pickup truck. We were in the process of taking it to the wildlife corridor...
tea estate
August 1, 2016
For my PhD research, I chose to come and work in a tea estate. Situated in the high rainfall forested hills of the Western Ghats of south-west India, it’s a fairly large...

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