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New Director at Makerere field station

2016 kicked off with the good news that TBA alumnus, Dr David Tumusiime, had been appointed Director of Makerere University Biological Field Station in Kibale, the host site for our field courses in Uganda. David is an Associate Professor of Environment and Natural...

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New hope for Kenyan mangroves

TBA alumna Margaret Owuor (TBA field course Kibale 2006) is one of the recipients of the 2015 Russell E. Train Fellowships. This grant will support her research project to evaluate the application of ecosystem services approach to the management of mangroves in Kenya....

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Future for Nature Award for Caleb

Ghanaian herpetologist, Caleb Ofori (2007 Kibale course) has won a prestigious Future for Nature Award 2014 for his contribution to research and conservation of frogs and their environment in Ghana. The award supports young, talented conservationists who are committed...

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Marsh Award for Malagasy leader

Congratulations to Julie Hanta Razafimanahaka (TBA field course Kirindy 2005) for scooping the 2014 Marsh Award for Terrestrial Conservation Leadership. Julie won the award for her tireless effort in supporting conservation in her homeland of Madagascar. She is the...

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Fellowship for “Mr Frog man”

Gilbert Adum Baase (TBA field course, Amani 2010) co-founder and Executive Director of the Ghanian NGO Save the Frogs  has won a  prestigious German Alexander von Humboldt International Climate Protection Fellowship, 2014. Gilbert will spend a year in Germany...

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