Past Events

Testing ecological theories in human-modified tropical forests – moulds, ants and birds

Date: 
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Professor Ken Norris, Director, Centre for Agri-environmental Research, University of Reading

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Brazil's indigenous peoples face the 21st century

Date: 
Friday, November 29, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Dr John Hemming, author and explorer

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Brazil's indigenous peoples were at a nadir fifty years ago, but are recovering strongly in numbers, protected lands, and pride. But they still face serious political threats, and are grappling with problems in health, education and modern subsistence. John Hemming illustrates the changes from first contacts to computer literacy with stunning photography.

Evaluation of forest conservation interventions: the case of FSC certification in tropical natural forests

Date: 
Friday, November 29, 2013 - 14:30 - 15:00

Speaker: Claudia Romero, CIFOR Research Associate & University of Florida

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Reconstructing nutrient cycling in the palaeorecord to assess current global changes

Date: 
Thursday, November 28, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
Gottmann Room, 1st Floor, School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Dr Kendra McLauchlan, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Kansas State University

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Giants in the mist: The ecophysiology, land-sea interface, and climate change connections for California Redwoods

Date: 
Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
Gottmann Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Dr Todd Dawson, Distinguished Professor of Plant Ecology and Physiology, UC Berkeley

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Some lessons from implementing REDD projects in Peru, Madagascar and DRC

Date: 
Friday, November 8, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Christopher Tuite, Senior Advisor, Carbon Fund at Conservation International

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Governance generating networks: interface of global and local actors in installing new forest management practices in Russia

Date: 
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Maria Tysiachniouk, PhD, Center for Independent Social Research, St. Petersburg, Russia

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Predicting Amazonian deforestation and its biodiversity consequences

Date: 
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
Beckit Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Dr Robert Ewers, Reader in Ecology, Imperial College London

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Greening REDD+: Challenges and opportunities for forest biodiversity conservation

Date: 
Friday, August 16, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
Room D38, Department of Zoology, The Tinbergen Building, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS

OCTF seminar followed by drinks

Speaker: Dr Christine B Schmitt, Chair of Landscape Management, University of Freiburg

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The Oil Palm Complex: Agrarian Transformation, State Policy, and Environmental Change in Indonesia and Malaysia

Date: 
Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 16:15
Location: 
A J Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, OUCE, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

OCTF seminar followed by drinks.

Speaker: Dr John F McCarthy, Senior Lecturer, Environmental Management and Development Programme, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

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