Conserving our planet's botanical resources and ecosystems

RAIN FORESTS

Exploring the Most Beautiful Roof in the World

The Most Beautiful Roof in the World: Exploring the Rainforest Canopy” by Kathryn Lasky is now utilized as a key component in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) learning units in several states. The story is of particular interest to this website because it is based on the journey of ‘CanopyMeg’ and her children into the rainforest, and addresses the specific scientific investigations they undertook in a novel format.

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Join Meg Lowman In The Exciting Malaysia Rainforest Expedition!

You Too Can Be A Part Of This Wild and Fascinating Virtual Experience!
“I hope you tune in! Come October, Jason learning will be live in Malaysia. Come and climb a tree, see some monkeys, discover some new species, learn how scientists explore tropical rainforests and maybe you

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New Conservation Project in Malaysia

Dr. Meg Lowman is heading up a biodiversity survey in Penang, Malaysia with approximately 45 local and international scientists. Their mission is to tally the species living on Penang Hill, beloved by the citizens of Georgetown and within a 15 minute drive of approximately 2 million people.

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PhD position – Tropical Ecology and Conservation – University of Florida

Below is an announcement by Brett Scheffers regarding a PhD position available in his lab. The student will study tropical ecology and conservation with an emphasis on animals living in the canopy of rainforests. There is flexibility in field locations but options include Madagascar, Brazil, Colombia, Costa

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Fashion versus Function in the Canopy? Levi’s talk to CanopyMeg

In this article from Levi Strauss & Co., CanopyMeg is described as being a modern day pioneer who wears her Levi’s® in the rainforest treetops.
Dr. Meg Lowman is a woman of many titles; she is an American biologist, educator, ecologist, writer, editor and public speaker. But of

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Guide Trainings in the Peruvian Amazon Hosted by TREE Foundation

DC Randle and naturalist guide Basilio Sahuarico

TREE Foundation teacher intern DC Randle offered Wildlife Conservation and Management trainings to the naturalists guides of Explorama Tours July 1 – 3, 2012 at Ceiba Tops Resort near Iquitos, Peru. The trainings were sponsored by the TREE Foundation and scheduled prior to the NC Museum

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Saving the Church Forests of Ethiopia

Dr. Lowman talks about her recent project involving the church forests of Ethiopia:
One of my most recent projects involved global conservation of African forests. During January, I traveled to Bahir Dar, Ethiopia,a center of the Coptic or Christian Orthodox churches in this proud country. Working with the

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Rain Forests of the World – South Pacific Islands

Slide show by Christine Bowden

Rain Forests of the world summaries compiled by the Introduction to Tropical Ecology students at New College of Florida.

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Rain Forests of the World – Panama

Slide show by Sarah McManus

Rain Forests of the world summaries compiled by the Introduction to Tropical Ecology students at New College of Florida.

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Rain Forests of the World – Madagascar

Slide show by Christine McCormick

Rain Forests of the world summaries compiled by the Introduction to Tropical Ecology students at New College of Florida.

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