About 76 Results found. From 1997 - 2015
News - 3 Nov 2015Owning the Amazon: Individual titles might not be the answer
Accepted notions about the power of formal, individual property rights may have been turned on their head.
Video - 22 Sep 2015Timber vs. Brazil nut: The Amazon’s harvest dilemma
Watch the Brazil nut harvest in Peru, as scientists explain what selective logging means for nut production.
Interview - 21 Sep 2015‘Conservation matters, but we cannot ignore people’s needs’
Cara Rockwell explains the importance of understanding how families in the Amazon use the forest.
News - 21 Sep 2015A little logging may go a long way
Amazonian forests could be used for harvesting both timber and Brazil nuts – if certain rules are followed.
News - 10 Aug 2015The Atlantic Ocean holds the key to western Amazon rainfall
Scientists may have discovered root causes of Amazonian droughts and fires.
News - 11 May 2015Best predictor of severe fires in the Western Amazon? Drought
New research uses ocean temperatures to predict drought - and therefore fire conditions.
News - 6 May 2015Frontier expansion: Lessons from Bolivia and Pará, Brazil.
“Both regions have experienced a different mix of failure and success.”
News - 27 Apr 2015That tricky gender thing: Lessons from Amazonia
Researchers need to ask better questions - and then listen better.