Amazonian Ecosystem Services

UN Climate Change Conference

2014-12-09T15:37:04-05:00

Photo credit: Justin Catanoso Every year the world comes together to discuss progress on combating climate change.  The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change hosts the COP--the Conference [...]

UN Climate Change Conference2014-12-09T15:37:04-05:00

CEES studying biochar in the Amazon

2014-09-05T13:34:32-04:00

CEES faculty members Miles Silman and Abdou Lachgar, and CEES fellow and MA in Sustainability graduate student Andrew Wilcox and are on a mission to change tropical agriculture in the [...]

CEES studying biochar in the Amazon2014-09-05T13:34:32-04:00

Bamboo-based Charcoal Restores Soil Health

2014-02-10T11:54:44-05:00

By Andrew Wilcox, CEES Fellow Charcoal isn’t just for grilling anymore.  Biochar, a specific kind of charcoal produced efficiently from sustainably sourced feedstocks, such as agricultural residues, bamboo, and timber [...]

Bamboo-based Charcoal Restores Soil Health2014-02-10T11:54:44-05:00

Threat to biodiversity in Peru’s Cloud Forest

2013-09-24T15:09:41-04:00

Researchers at Wake Forest have pieced together startling new evidence that shows rapid 21st century warming may spell doom for tree species in Peruvian cloud forests, with species losing up [...]

Threat to biodiversity in Peru’s Cloud Forest2013-09-24T15:09:41-04:00

How Climate Change affects Tropical Forests

2013-09-10T09:41:36-04:00

CEES Director and Professor of Biology Miles Silman recently spoke to WUNC about how global temperature increases are affecting tropical forests.  Silman and his research group have been measuring forest [...]

How Climate Change affects Tropical Forests2013-09-10T09:41:36-04:00

Climate Changes in South America

2012-05-17T13:48:14-04:00

CEES Director Miles Silman was featured in WXII's piece on climate changes in South America.  Reporter Cameron Kent's story "The Lungs of the World" takes a closer look at the [...]

Climate Changes in South America2012-05-17T13:48:14-04:00