Land-use heterogeneity by small-scale agriculture promotes amphibian diversity in montane agroforestry systems of northeast Colombia Highlights: Agricultural management has a strong influence on amphibian species richness and diversity With the exception of high intensity cattle pasture, diversity was generally highest in agriculturally used sites particularly in shaded plantations. Species composition differed markedly between different land-use… Read More »
The fourth quarterly newsletter highlighting the main activities of the GEF-Satoyama Project of the quarter April to June 2017 has been released. This can be found at http://gef-satoyama.net/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/GEF-Satoyama-Project-Quarterly-Report-FY17Q4.pdf.
Daniel defended his thesis, and submitted it as “Vulnerability of the Colombian vascular plant flora to elevational upslope shifts in a warming world” to the journal Diversity & Distributions. Well done! Daniel has started working at the Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry in Jena, Germany with Dr. Miguel Mahecha. Congratulations to the new job!
Interesting Paper! Monitoring ecological change during rapid socio-economic and political transitions: Colombian ecosystems in the post-conflict era Highlights: • Colombia is undergoing large socio-economic and political changes with unknown consequences for ecosystems and the services they provide. • We review the capacity of Colombia to monitor ecosystems and how they change over time. We found… Read More »
Under the guidance of Professor Juan Carlos Aceros, three undergraduated students of social work submitted their thesis titled: “Capacidad de resiliencia socio-ecológica del paisaje de la Microcuenca Las Cruces de San Vicente de Chucurí”. Their research was focused on the measurement of socioecological resilience indicators in “Las Cruces” through participatory workshops with stakeholders. … Read More »
On August 21st, Leidy Tatiana Rodríguez Torres, a master’s student of Economics and Development, submitted her research proposal titled “Evaluación de impacto ex-ante de la transformación productiva en la Microcuenca Las Cruces del Municipio de San Vicente de Chucurí: una mirada desde los servicios ecosistémicos”. The research seeks to assess in an ex-ante way the impact… Read More »
Here some photos of our first workshop with the community of Las Cruces in San Vicente de Chucuri. The workshop included an assessment of the territory and its recent history using techniques such as Social Cartography, Time line reconstruction (2006 – 2016), and Sociograms to assess the relationships of governmental and non-governmental stakeholders in the… Read More »
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