Peatland pole forests: the most carbon dense ecosystem in Amazonia

Dr Euridice Honorio del Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonía Peruana led the recent paper entitled Intensive field sampling increases the known extent of carbon-rich Amazonian peatland pole forests in collaboration with Wildlife Conservation Society, University of Leeds, University of St Andrews, and several other institutions. This paper, published at Environmental Research Letter, will let … Read more

Peatland pole forests: the most carbon dense ecosystem in Amazonia

Dr Euridice Honorio led the recent paper entitled Intensive field sampling increases the known extent of carbon-rich Amazonian peatland pole forests in collaboration with Wildlife Conservation Society, University of Leeds, University of St Andrews, and several other institutions. This paper, published at Environmental Research Letter, will let you find out about the most carbon dense … Read more

Prof Nina Laurie interviewed for Attalea magazine

Following Nina’s recent award of the RGS-IBG Busk Medal for her contribution to social inclusion, international development, and environmental sustainability through fieldwork and research, Nina was interviewed for Attalea magazine, the outreach journal of the Research Institute of the Peruvian Amazon (IIAP). The interview is posted here in English and in Spanish. Entrevista-Nina-Laurie  Entrevista-Nina-Laurie-English

Peruvian Peatlands – an interview for Attalea magazine

TWC collaborator Manuel Martín Brañas interviewed Katy Roucoux last month on behalf of Attalea magazine, an outreach magazine published by the Research Institute of the Peruvian Amazon (Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonía Peruana, IIAP). The interview is out now. You can find the full issue of the magazine Attalea, and just the interview in … Read more

Hope in the tropical peatlands of the Peruvian Amazon and Congo Basin, by Camille Choquet

Somehow charmed by the Amazonian mosquito-infested swamps during a first internship at the IIAP (Instituto de las Investigaciones de la Amazonía Peruana), I wanted to know more about these amazing ecosystems, a chance that Katy and Ian gave me by supervising my final internship on tropical peatlands at the University of St Andrews. Freshly arrived … Read more