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Building capacity through Quality of Life projects in Peru
In January and February, the Keller Science Action Center Andes-Amazon social science team of Tita Alvira, Theresa Miller, and Ana
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Event celebrates the science behind Yaguas National Park
On January 10, Peru declared a massive new national park in the Yaguas watershed near its border with Colombia. The 2.1
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Quality of Life plans wind down and gear up
In December 2017 the Keller Science Action Center’s Andes-Amazon social science team of Tita Alvira, Alaka Wali, Theresa Miller, and
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AAA panel addresses ways museums can inform environmental anthropology
In December 2017, Science Action social science team members Theresa Miller and Alaka Wali organized and participated in a panel
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Two million acres of Peruvian rainforest designated a national park
The Earth’s not doing so hot (or rather, it’s too hot, and that’s a problem). Devastating hurricanes, raging wildfires, rising
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The Andes-Amazon social team has published three journal articles documenting their work
Taken together, these papers strengthen the case for engaging communities and their traditional knowledges in conservation, show how conservation and
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