The Cofán people of the Ecuadorian Amazon have been heavily affected by oil exploitation and colonization over the last few decades, but have survived and are currently managing 1 million acres of rainforest. Julio Rodríguez, an Ecuadorian Anthropology student, will be making a series of films to […]Read more →
The Tampa Theatre recently hosted “Enchanted Earth: An Evening with Syliva Earle and Meg Lowman.” The conversation with two of America’s most beloved explorers and conservationists was moderated by was moderated by WUSF’s Susan Giles Wantuck.
This week on Florida Matters (Tuesday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m. and […]
A mother of two grown boys, Meg Lowman compares trees to mothers, “they have a great deal in common.”
“Trees are the heart of productivity of many ecosystems, just as mothers function as the biological center of birth and life, trees provide sustenance for their entire […]
The Millennium Ecological Museum (MEM)’s vision is to preserve the biodiversity of Cameroon and the Congo basin for future generation by developing a multi-disciplinary research program.
See the brochure below for more info or visit MEM’s website at http://milecomu.blogspot.com
WUSF’s Steve Newborn talks to Dr. Lowman about why canopies are a vital part of the earth’s ecology – and how women can succeed in science.
Margaret Lowman got her nickname of “Canopy Meg” at an early age, for her penchant for climbing trees. Pretty soon, […]
From Africa Geographic Magazine:
In the highlands of Ethiopia, American scientist Meg Lowman is working with local forest ecologist Alemayehu Wassie to protect ancient church forests.
As in many developing countries, much of Ethiopia’s original forests have been cleared for subsistence agriculture and for harvesting timber and firewood, diminishing […]
Below is from TREE Supporter, Felipe Cárdenas Támara, regarding the Ethiopian church forest conservation project.
1. Christianity and sustanible developmente: the case of Ethiopia/Cristianismo y desarrollo sostenible: el caso de Etiopía
Documentary produced by anthropologist Felipe Cardenas Tamara where it is shown the reality of the so called Church […]
Ethiopian scientist Tizezew Shimekach is working for women empowerment and forest conservation in her homeland.
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Meg Lowman, a scientist and sustainability expert known as the “Einstein of the treetops”, says you should go outside and play.
“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” -Rachel Carson
When you think back to your […]
Blue Point 5th graders recently hosted a Skype Session right in their classroom! On Thursday, April 2nd, the 5th graders at Blue Point were eager to share their love of the rainforest by hosting a video conversation. They were so fascinated with just seeing themselves on the computer […]Read more →