Kevon Rhiney Bitter Grounds: Smallholder Vulnerability and the Coffee Rust Epidemic in the Jamaican Blue Mountains Just as coffee farmers in the Jamaican Blue Mountains (BMs) were rushing into their fields amidst news of a long-awaited upturn in coffee prices on the world market, they were thrown into a tailspin as the first severe outbreak of […]
David Kaplan Kent State, President AAG Changes in Geography over the Last Century: Evidence from Doctoral Dissertations Geography as a field has undergone dramatic changes in terms of where it is taught, the growing presence of women in the field, and in the relative prominence of various specialties. Using a database which includes the […]
Jenn Baka Assistant Professor of Geography, Penn State Cracking Appalachia: A Political-Industrial Ecology Perspective Co-sponsored with the George Perkins Marsh Institute A massive industrial re-development project is underway in the wet gas regions of the Marcellus and Utica shale basins of Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. State governments have been coordinating and competing to […]
Graduate School of Geography Lecture Can formalizing smallholder land rights slow tropical deforestation? Insights from projects around Amazonian reserves in Ecuador and Peru Lisa Naughton, Professor, Department of Geography, UW Madison Land ownership is often uncertain in the world’s most biodiverse and carbon-heavy forests. Many Latin American countries are promoting formal titling programs not only to […]
Copy of Colloquium Braverman Irus Braverman - Professor of Law and Adjunct Professor of Geography at the University at Buffalo A Beastly Travelogue: Regulating Nonhuman Animals in Palestine/Israel
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