Center for Tropical Research
Open for business in the Congo rainforest
Recently, crew of college students from UCLA and Cameroon left convenience behind and plunged into the rainforest. Their objective: reopen a field station that had been shuttered for two decades, while taking the pulse of local wildlife. Through their efforts and a project from UCLA’s Congo Basin Institute, the Bouamir research station is again open...
Congo Basin Institute: UCLA’s New Foreign Affiliate
Thomas B. Smith, Director, Center for Tropical Research; Professor, UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
Bird Genoscape Project
Video from Center for Tropical Research and First Solar Inc, describing a new partnership, the Bird Genoscape Project, that will assist conservation efforts for migratory birds.
Congo Basin Institute (French Subtitles)
Video about the Congo Basin Institute, dedicated to finding solutions to the interconnected issues of climate change, human disease, food and water security, and loss of biodiversity.
Video from the National Science Foundation website about the Central African Biodiversity Alliance (CABA), an international partnership of scientists, students, and policy makers working to build a framework to conserve biodiversity in Central Africa.