AFRI-SKY-FOR: Saving African tropical montane forests
Posted by
Posted in

AFRI-SKY-FOR: Saving African tropical montane forests

  Tropical montane forests are biodiversity rich and unique ecosystems. The montane forests of the Albertine Rift region in Africa, for example, contain around 7500 plant and animal species – over a thousand of which are endemic. Tropical montane forests provide numerous ecosystems services including water, food, timber, and non-timber forest products (firewood, medicinal plants, […]

PECSii Conference – Towards a More Resilient World
Posted by
Posted in

PECSii Conference – Towards a More Resilient World

In early November, I had the privilege of attending the second conference of the Program on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECSii) in Oaxaca City, Mexico. For many reasons, the conference ranked among the best I have ever attended. The setting itself encompasses many of the challenges facing mountains and other social-ecological systems:  impacts from climate […]