Traditional forest-related knowledge, local and indigenous communities and global climate change: a global overview
February 29 - December 31, 1969HostUS Forest Service International Programs Seminar Series
About the Speaker
John Parrotta is a tropical forest ecologist and international science policy analyst with the US Forest Service. He received undergraduate degrees from Merrimack College in 1980, an M.Sc. from the University of Aberdeen (UK) in 1981, and a Ph.D. from Yale University in 1987. Based at the US Forest Service’s International Institute of Tropical Forestry in Puerto Rico between 1991 and 2001, he engaged in a number of research projects on various aspects of tropical forest ecology, management, and restoration in the Caribbean, Brazil, India and elsewhere. He is the author of nearly 150 research articles and related publications on a variety of topics. From 2005 to 2011, he coordinated the work of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations’ Task Force on Traditional Forest Knowledge.
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Seminar held at US Forest Service International Programs (near McPherson Square Metro)
1099 14th Street NW, Suite 5500 NW, Washington, DC 20005
Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 12:00 – 1:30pm
Please R.S.V.P. to Pari Henkai 202-219-9776 or email@example.com