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Knowledge Transfer in Northwestern Mexico: Conservation Ecology Courses to Create Local Leaders Among the Comcaac

Research by on March 2, 2016
There is widespread interest and action in the conservation of unique cultural and biological diversity. However, these actions largely lack local leadership and expertise, and learning opportunities for indigenous students are few. This is true for the Comcaac (Seri people), an indigenous culture that lived off the bounty of the desert and sea of the… Read more Knowledge Transfer in Northwestern Mexico: Conservation Ecology Courses to Create Local Leaders Among the Comcaac
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Oak Regeneration Project (BIOSTRESS)

Research by on November 20, 2015
The overall goal of this project (BIOSTRESS) is to better understand the multiple phases involved in the oak regeneration process in Mediterranean environments and to provide scientific guidelines for the conservation and management of oak-dominated systems. One of the main objectives of this project is to analyse how different sources of stress (biotic and abiotic)… Read more
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100 years of changes: Isotopic tracking of diet breath and trophic position of apex predators in East Africa

Research by on October 10, 2015
The aim of the project is to assess the impact of human disturbance, mainly defaunation and land-use change (agriculture and livestock), on the diet, trophic position, and movement patterns of six African carnivores. Human landscape transformation is considered to be the greatest global threat to biodiversity. In recent decades agricultural and pastoral activities in the Eastern African countries of Kenya… Read more