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Colombia-Risaralda-Otún Quimbaya

Colombia-Risaralda-Otún Quimbaya, a set on Flickr. Otún Quimbaya After four nights and days of intense birding, frogging and trekking through the primary and secondary forests of La Mesenia, we returned to El Jardin and headed for Montezuma in Risaralda, another … Continue reading

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Ecology and Society: Community Monitoring for REDD+: International Promises and Field Realities

http://www.climatecentral.org/news/forest-people-can-gather-necessary-carbon-data-16689 Recently this news story was published to climate central covering a paper published in Ecology and Society: Community Monitoring for REDD+: International Promises and Field Realities  the authors describe using trained local people to collect accurate biomass data, important … Continue reading

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Birding in Sauraha and Chitwan National Park

The birding continues in Sauraha… A local group called the Bird Education Society offers free tours on Saturday (a donation helps support their efforts towards raising awareness of local bird conservation issues) Secretary Krisna met me at the civilised hour … Continue reading

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Wildlife corridors and biodiversity at the National Trust For Nature Conservation, Nepal

Greetings again from the National Trust for Nature Conservation’s “Biodiversity Conservation Centre at Sauraha. With the able assistance of staff here, especially Babu Ram Lamichane, I have made some good progress with the finding, collating, cleaning and analysis of more … Continue reading

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Cape York Biodiversity and Indigenous Knowledge October 2012

Morelia viridis, a photo by complicado on Flickr. This year I have had been fortunate to have once again the opportunity to work with KULLA land trust, this time on a series of expeditions with the aim of scoping potential … Continue reading

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