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Trees for carbon

  • November 27th, 2019

Trees, as part of their life cycle, are able to capture atmospheric CO2 and "store" it in structures such as wood, roots or leaves, or incorporate it into the soil. Therefore, when a forest disappears, not only it stops absorbing…

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Everything comes to an end… even DISPLAMAZ

  • August 27th, 2019

We are very pleased to announce that… we have successfully completed our sampling expeditions through the Peruvian Amazon rainforest! The DISPLAMAZ project started in 2017 and we worked in several areas along the Peruvian rainforest, accomplishing a 1200 km latitudinal…

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Spreading science among beers

  • May 30th, 2019

Pint of Science fest aims to spread scientific discoveries to a broad audience in a chill, relaxed and catchy way. And what a best manner to accomplish such a target that taking science to bars, pubs or cafes to get…

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New arrival to the Tropical Ecology Group!

  • March 7th, 2019

Since the 1st of March Celina T. Ben Saadi has been officially incorporated as a PhD student joining the DISPLAMAZ Project (Multiscale analysis of woody plants distribution and dominance patterns in terra firme forests of northwestern Amazonia). Celina has been…

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DISPLAMAZ project goes on…

  • June 28th, 2018

The DISPLAMAZ project walked its first steps during the last year 2017,, and it is now ready to continue with the data collection and all the adventures that come along this investigation project. The research team is leaded from Spain…

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When the classroom is the jungle

  • May 25th, 2018

I was fortunate to spend two weeks in Loja (Ecuador) lecturing on tropical ecology, as part of a course that is taught in the MSc in Conservation Biology and Tropical Ecology of the UTPL. Half of the course was spent…

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Cuando la clase está en la selva

  • May 25th, 2018

He tenido la suerte de pasar dos semanas en Loja (Ecuador) impartiendo clases sobre ecología tropical, como parte de un curso que se imparte en la Maestría en Biología de la Conservación y Ecología Tropical de la UTPL. La mitad…

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DISPLAMAZ first steps

  • January 5th, 2018

The project DISPLAMAZ (Multiscale analysis of distribution and dominance patterns of woody plants in terra firme forests of northwestern Amazonia) have already walked its first steps. During this past year 2017, two expeditions have been accomplished in Peru, one in…

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