Mountains in Louisiana? Reflections on AAG 2018

By Dr. Jessica Thorn and Cara Steger --   In April 2018, the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) attracted approximately 8,500 researchers, GIS specialists, industry professionals, authors, and other leaders in geography from around the globe. We convened to present and receive feedback on the latest scholarship, learn about current methods [...]

Human Needs & Wildlife Management: Pathways 2017

* By Aida Cuni-Sanchez * Between the 17th to 20th September,  the Pathways Conference 2017 took place at the Rocky Mountain National Park, in Colorado, USA. ‘Pathways to Success: Integrating Human Dimensions into Fish and Wildlife Management’ was an international gathering of over 270 scientists, NGOs, and government agencies, from 20 countries. The theme of the [...]

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Reflections of Mountain Sentinels at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) 2017

By Dr. Jessica Thorn The biannual Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) was hosted by the United National International Strategy for Disaster Reduction in Cancun, Mexico from 22-26 May 2017. As a Mountain Sentinels postdoctoral research fellow, I was fortunate to attend the meeting to understand policy action priorities, build partnerships, and identify gaps [...]

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