Article from Malay Mail Online:
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 16 — The research programme on Penang Hill for the Unesco Biodiversity Reserve application will turn the island state into a world-famous research site, said biologist Dr Margaret Lowman.
The American ecologist said even without the Unesco inscription, the area has
Rebecca Tripp is a student who studied with Dr. Meg Lowman’s National Science Foundation grant for undergraduate students, where mobility-limited students were trained to climb trees and sample micro-arthropods. Rebecca was part of a summer team who discovered 8 new species in the trees of Kansas, andRead more →
The following article is a canopy tribute to Andrew Field written by entomologist, Daniela Izera, who worked in Venezuela from 1978 until 1992.
I am an entomologist and I have worked in Venezuela from 1978 until 1992. During my stay I visited many of the Venezuelan universities; the
“To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.”–Helen Keller
Twenty-eight citizen scientists from the California Academy of Sciences traveled to the Amazon jungle for eight days this summer. Their mission: to document their observations of the
In January of 2013 Cornell Tree Climbing offered a ten day expedition-style course in Tres Piedras del Baru in Costa Rica. In addition to learning technical tropical tree climbing skills, the nine students shared in the daily lives and the culture of a rural agricultural village.Read more →
Watch Canopymeg’s staff colleague at the California Academy of Sciences with her global quest to study arthropods in our homes! Video by Untamed Science!Read more →
From Methods of Ecology and Evolution: Volume 6, Issue 8 pages 865-872, August 2015:
Review of rope-based access methods for the forest canopy: safe and unsafe practices in published information sources and a summary of current methods