Scientist, Author, Educator, Tree Canopy Biologist

ETHIOPIA

Dr. Lowman lecture at Jimma University in Jimma, Ethiopia

“CanopyMeg” Lowman lectured at Jimma University in Jimma, Ethiopia during early October, and is pictured here in dialogue with the science faculty discussing possible collaborative efforts between USA and Ethiopia. Issues of overlap include ecotourism, forest conservation, women in science, student exchanges, and use of virtual technologies

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Two new species of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) from Ethiopia

Sergey G. Ermilov1, Neville N. Winchester, Margaret M. Lowman & Alemayehu Wassie
2012. Two new species of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) from Ethiopia, including a key to species of Pilobatella. Systematic & Applied Acarology 17(3): 000–000.
Abstract:
Two new oribatid mite species, Austrocarabodes (Uluguroides) kluttzi Ermilov, Winchester, Lowman & Wassie

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Canopy Meg wants you to care about the rainforest [AUDIO]

Samantha Larson talks with “Canopy Meg” about her tree-climbing exploits, the power of Google Earth, and the importance of spirituality in rainforest conservation.
Read the full article.
Download the audio.
Audio of the podcast is also available on Generation Anthropocene, where you can find other great science podcasts.

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Saving Ethiopian Church Forests [VIDEO]

Here is a wonderful video with Amharic translation, explaining our TREE conservation project in Ethiopia. Enjoy!

Created by Feven Legesse Mulat from Texas.
For more info about Dr. Lowman and TREE Foundation’s mission to help save the Church Forests of Ethiopia:
http://canopymeg.com/projects/ethiopia-church-forests/

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Ethiopian Priests put on “I Love Bugs” T-shirts at workshop

Video taken in January 2012 of Ethiopian priests putting on “I Love Bugs” t-shirts at a workshop of the Coptic (Christian Orthodox) priest leadership in Debra Tabor, Ethiopia.

Video by Phil K. Wittman

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Zhara Church Forest Wall Tour

Dr. “CanopyMeg” Lowman and Dr. Alemayehu Wassie Eshete guide us on a walk around the wall built at Zhara Church Rainforest in Ethiopia. The Zhara wall was possible thanks to efforts from scientists, donors, and the TREE Foundation.
This video contains excerpts from the documentary film “Church Forest”

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Re-Greening the Horn

Worku Mulat, who has been working with Dr. Lowman and the TREE Foundation to help save the Ethiopia’s Church Forests, writes:
Ethiopian government is advised to actively promote protection of church forests. See below:
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Re-Greening the Horn
The international community and national governments are advised to invest in re-greening the

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Uniting Church and Science for Conservation

Published in the journal Science on February 24, 2012:

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Wall Protecting the Zhara Church Forest in Ethiopia [VIDEO]

A look at the new wall and latrines that have been build at Zhara Church Rainforest in Ethiopia. Thanks to efforts from scientists, donors, and the TREE Foundation.

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Ethiopia photos by Phil Harpootlian

Below are some photos taken by Phil Harpootlian when he accompanied Dr. Lowman on an expedition to Ethiopia in January of 2012.

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