DeFries and Nagendra paper on ecosystem management

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Ruth DeFries and Harini Nagendra publish Science paper on “Ecosystem Management as a Wicked Problem”

Congratulations Dr. Schwartz!

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Congratulations to Naomi Schwartz for defending her PhD dissertation “Earth, Wind, Water and Fire: Interactions between Land-Use and Natural Disturbance in Tropical Second-Growth Forest Landscapes”

Publication on effectiveness of certification schemes

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DeFries and colleagues published a paper in ERL on the effectiveness of certification schemes for tropical commodities

DeFries awarded honorary doctorate

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Ruth DeFries was awarded an honorary doctorate from KU Leuven University in Belgium on March 31, 2017

Wellcome Trust grant to Nandini Velho

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Post-doc Nandini Velho is collaborator on a project selected by the Wellcome Trust for funding titled “Towards health equity: understanding and improving health of forest-dwelling tribal communities in southern India”

How much water to close yield gaps?

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Post doc Kyle Davis published a paper on water limits to closing yield gaps

Is RSPO effective in reducing fires?

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Megan Cattau publishes paper asking if fires are reduced on concessions certified by the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil