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November 13, 2019

The Amazon Biodiversity and Carbon Expeditions (ABC Expeditions) are fiinally under way! The first expeditions along the BR319 was a success and the team is now at Cristallino before heading to Serra do Divisor.  

After an early crossing on the balsa across the riv...

October 2, 2019

Our project on house cats had a stand at Forskningtorget in Oslo. Stimulating interest in science among children and youngsters is a duty we are happy to perform:) In this project, we are recruting families with children who want to know more about the movements of the...

September 27, 2019

This year’s field course in Tropical rainforest ecology and biodiversity (BIOS4218) was held between 19th August and 7th September. As last year, the host was the Ferreira Penna Field Station at Caxiuana. Seven students and two teachers from the Norwegian University of...

August 31, 2019

Fires are burning in the Amazon and phone lines have running hot from national media over the past week. We therefore decided to write a piece of our own: 


In addition to...

August 16, 2019

Two new post-doc's and a new PhD student have joined the lab. João Campos-Silva will be working on fisheries in the Jurua river, while Joseph Hawes and Thomas Luypaert will be involved in floristic surveys and large vertebrate censuses across the Brazilian Amazon....

March 27, 2019

Science dissemination and nurturing the new generation of young scientists are important. TREcoL has gone temperate in a new project aimed to stimulate interest in science among children and youngsters. We will engange families in research on their pet cats and urban w...

February 15, 2019

The January expedition to the Colombian Llanos in search of Orinoco geese to tag was a big success. Plenty of geese around. We caught 5 individuals and mounted a satellite transmitter on two (one female and one male). Now we wait for the rains to arrive and the birds t...

October 18, 2018

Success continues for TREcoL as we receive funding for two new projects! 

The Research Council of Norway has decided to award funding for our participation in a project entitled "Balancing biodiversity conservation with development in Amazonian wetlands" submitted...

September 15, 2018

At the ATBC meeting in Kuching this summer, Brett Scheffers was presented with the Julie Denslow Prize for Outstanding Paper published in Biotropica for his paper: Scheffers, B. R., D. P. Edwards, S. L. Macdonald, R. A. Senior, L. R. Andriamahohatra, N. Roslan, A. M. R...

September 8, 2018

Sunrise from one of the towers at Caxiuana field station. This is the first time I've been able to look down on a group of primates! Perfect view in all directions.

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