UCLA Congo Basin Institute receives $1 million from Pritzker Family Foundation
Contribution triggers additional $1 million matching grant from a U.K. research fund
Advances in genetics and computing helped Tom Smith determine why seedcrackers’ bills vary in size
Since its founding in 1997, the center has made important environmental discoveries in more than 45 countries on four continents, publishing more than 300 academic articles. Its work ranges from studying the ecology and conservation of migratory bird populations in North, Central and South America to how biodiversity in generated and maintained in the rainforests…
Using satellite and laser detection, a new carbon density map of the Democratic Republic of the Congo empowers global efforts to stem climate change and deforestation.
UCLA’s Congo Basin Institute led a team of UCLA and Cameroonian students into a rain forest in central Africa to reopen a field station in a jungle with a thriving ecosystem with birds, elephants and monkeys.