Kirsten Silvius & L. Flamarion de Oliviera
Kirsten Silvius’s, research (with our lab) highlighted on Virginia Tech University’s home page ((http://www.vt.edu/) with photos by Jose Fragoso. The article describes how economists, fisheries biologists and wildlife managers are working together to set resource use policies in the Amazon.
“Virginia Tech Scientists work to Save the Amazon Rainforest and its Biodiversity”
Jose Fragoso was interviewed by National Public Radio (NPR-USA) in Hawaii concerning The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation’s call for the US government to continue funding Kahoolawe, Hawaii’s biocultural restoration. The island was used by the US military for over 50 years for training exercises and as a bombing range. The island is very important to Native Hawaiians. You can hear the interview here: http://hpr2.org/post/conversation-thursday-july-16th-2015#stream/0
The Maui News, Big Island Chronicle San Francisco SFGATE and Star Advertiser newspapers all carried stories citing The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation’s (ATBC) call for the US government to fund the biocultural restoration of Hawaii’s Kahoolawe Island. In the articles ATBC’s representative Jose Fragoso calls for the US government to complete their agreement for cleaning up the island. It was used for over 50 years for military exercises and as a bombing range. You can view the articles here:
The Maui News:
Scientists call on government to fund Kahoolawe restoration
Big Island Chronicle:
Biologists to US: Keep your Word on Kho’olawe
The Star Advertiser:
Juy 17, 2015
SFGATE (San Francisco):
Scientists call for government to fund Kahoolawe restoration
José Fragoso will be presenting a plenary lecture at the “X Congreso Internacional de Manejo de Fauna Silvestre en la Amazonía y América Latina” in Salta, Argentina on May 17, 2012. The title of the talk is “Interacciones complejas entre biodiversidad y las tradiciones culturales de los pueblos indígenas amazónicos”.
Taal Levi, Kirsten Silvius, L. Flamarion de Oliveira and José Fragoso submitted a manuscript entitled “Competition and facilitation in the formation of interspecific primate groups” on April 3, 2012 to the journal “Biotropica”.
José M.V. Fragoso presented a lecture entitled “Interações Complexas entre a Biodiversidade e Culturas Indígenas” at the “Centro de Estudos Ameríndio” of the Univesidade do Sao Paulo (USP) on March 19, 2012. A video of the lecture (in Portuguese) can be seen at http://cesta.vitis.uspnet.usp.br/