Category: CICR News

Dr. Kendra McSweeney will deliver spring CICR Eminent Scholar lecture

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Dr. Kendra McSweeney, professor in the department of geography at The Ohio State University, will give the spring 2016 CICR Eminent Scholar Lecture on Friday, March 25th at 3:30pm in the Ecology Auditorium. Talk title and abstract are included below. “Grounding traffic: how the cocaine commodity chain embeds in Central America’s protected spaces” Abstract: How illicit commodity chains ’embed’ … More ›

Dr. Gary Grossman to testify before House Committee on Natural Resources

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Dr. Gary Grossman, professor of animal ecology in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources and CICR faculty affiliate, is scheduled to provide expert testimony on the effects of predation on endangered salmon at 10:00am EST Wednesday, February 10, 2016. UPDATE 2/23/16: Video of this event is available at http://naturalresources.house.gov/videos/?VideoID=eEB3dnDmsBc.

Dr. F. Stuart Chapin delivers CICR Eminent Scholar lecture

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Dr. F. Stuart “Terry” Chapin, III, delivered the fall 2015 CICR Eminent Scholar Lecture on Thursday, December 3, 2015 in the UGA Chapel. Video of Dr. Chapin’s lecture is available here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRpxhVH_CGTylFNNSqtP7qg/ Dr. Chapin is Professor Emeritus of Ecology, Institute of Arctic Biology, at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks; he also serves on the CICR External Advisory Board. Talk title … More ›

Dr. Lizzie King featured in ‘About UGA’

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Dr. Lizzie King, faculty member in the Odum School of Ecology and Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, was recently profiled on the University’s home page “About UGA” section. In the feature, Dr. King describes her research on ecosystem services in UGA’s Driftmier Woods. Dr. King currently serves on the CICR Executive Committee and … More ›

Dr. Steve Holloway joins CICR Executive Committee

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The CICR Executive Committee welcomes Dr. Steve Holloway, professor in the Department of Geography and CICR faculty affiliate. Dr. Holloway previously coordinated the Department of Geography’s graduate program; his research interests are focused around the themes of human movement and urbanization. Dr. Holloway replaces Dr. Jennifer Rice, who is stepping off of the Executive Committee … More ›

Drs. Nibbelink and Brosius testify in Kuching

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CICR director Nate Nibbelink and founding director Pete Brosius are featured in the Borneo Post for their involvement in a Native Customary Rights case. The trial focuses on land claims of the Penan people in Sarawak, Malaysia; both Nibbelink and Brosius have testified before the High Court in Kuching. Click here to read the full article.

Dr. Brosius named Distinguished Research Professor

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Dr. Peter Brosius has been awarded a 2015 Distinguished Research Professorship. We congratulate him on this great honor! A professor of anthropology, Dr. Brosius founded the Center for Integrative Conservation Research at UGA in 2007. Click here to read about all 2015 Distinguished Research Professors in the UGA Columns News Release