Discovering nature's wonder
An interview with Jaboury Ghazoul on Mongabay.com
Ecology and Ecosystems Seminar Series
To be announced.
Ghazoul, J. and Sheil, D. 2010. Tropical Rain Forest Ecology, Diversity and Conservation. Oxford University Press.
Ismail, S., J. Ghazoul, G. Ravikanth, R. Uma Shaanker, C. G. Kushalappa and C. J. Kettle (2012). Does long-distance pollen dispersal preclude inbreeding in tropical trees? Fragmentation genetics of Dysoxylum malabaricum in an agro-forest landscape. Molecular Ecology 21(22): 5484-5496.
Garcia-Ulloa, J., Sloan, S., Pacheco, P., Ghazoul, J. & Koh, L.P. (2012). Lowering environmental costs of oil-palm expansion in Colombia. Conserv Lett. 5, 366-375.
Finger, A., Kettle, C.J., Kaiser-Bunbury, C.N. and Ghazoul, J. (2012) Forest fragmentation genetics in a formerly widespread island endemic tree: Vateriopsis seychellarum (Dipterocarpaceae). Molecular Ecology, 21, 2369-2382.
Ghazoul, J. (2012) The challenge of inferring palaeoclimates from extant plant distributions: an example from Dipterocarpus. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 173, 80-81.
Hennig, E.I. and Ghazoul, J. (2012) Pollinating animals in the urban environment. Urban Ecosystems, 15, 149-166.
Humbert, J.-Y., Ghazoul, J., Richner, N., Walter, T. (2012) Uncut grass refuges mitigate the impact of mechanical meadow harvesting on orthopterans. Biological Conservation, in press.
The group collaborates with individuals from universities, non-government organisations and other research institutions. Our collaborators reflect the international perspective of our research. Here we provide an introduction to some of our main partners in research.
After working for a while as a senior scientist in the Ecosystem Management group, Dr. Lian Pin Koh is now a SNF-funded Assistant Professor of Applied Ecology and Conservation in the ITES institute at ETH.
The work of the Applied Ecology and Conservation group focuses on emerging environmental and socioeconomic challenges facing tropical developing nations including intensifying land-use conflicts, carbon emissions from land-use change and forestry, and threats to natural ecosystems and wildlife.
Professor Koh's group is hosted in the Ecosystem Managment group in terms of office space and other logistical aspects.
ATREE is a non-governemental organisation based in Bangalore, India, and is our main partner in the multiple research activities we have in India. Prof. Uma Shaanker has been working closely with Prof. Jaboury Ghazoul since 1995 on several projects and we continue to have fruitful collaboration. ATREE pursues research in the natural and social sciences in India, and is dedicated to outreach and education.
We have long-standing associations with CIFOR (based in Bogor, Indonesia) through research by Jaboury Ghazoul and, more recently, Lucy Rist and Janice Lee.
Jaboury Ghazoul has been working with David Burslem at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, since 1999 on biotic interaction relating to the reproductive ecology of dipterocarp trees at the Sepilok Forest Reserve in Sabah, Malaysia. Drs Robert Ong, Reuben Nilus, Chey Vun Khen and others at the Sabah Forestry Department have contributed much to this research as well as providing a wealth of additional information from their extensive research in this system.
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