Safe Climbing using the CAFOTROP Method. In order to study rainforest diversity, especially Carapa trees, it is crucial to be able to safely collect specimens high in the canopy, several meters up to dozens of meters above the ground. The know-how of arborists and naturalists allowed to develop a method to safely study canopy biodiversity. (Photo : P.-M. Forget collecting a fruit of Carapa oreophila in Nigeria using the CAFOTROP method).
Research financed by Labex DRIIHM (OHM Oyapock) in international meetings. The first results of studies carried out in French Guiana about "An evaluation of the impact of the construction of a bridge on the wildlife and depending ecological processus : long-term survey on the environnemental change in the Oyapock valley" will be presented during three international meetings :
Pierre-Michel Forget is back to Malaysia, being granted by the French Embassy in Kuala Lumpur and Campus France to give conferences at Alliance française and University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.
Ce livre nous plonge dans le monde fascinant de la faune et de la flore tropicales, encore largement méconnues, et nous invite à penser ce grand défi auquel les sociétés devront faire face : la conciliation du bien-être humain et l'utilisation durable des ressources naturelles. Press Release at CNRS
The 3rd Asia Regional Conference of the Society for Conservation Biology - Asia Section "Biodiversity Asia" between 19-22 August 2014, Melaka, Peninsular Malaysia. Symposium #6: Seed fate in Asian rainforests: Understanding seed dispersal, seed survival, and plant recruitment in a changing world organized by Pierre-Michel Forget & Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz. Speakers and abstract. pdf
Seed Removal and Dispersal by Rodents in Asia: Some Light on the Black Box by Pierre-Michel Forget.
Panel discussion in advance of the Second Plenary Session of IPBES. The objectives of this event are to increase awareness about IPBES and to bring participants up to date on the issues that will be addressed in the Second IPBES Plenary, taking place 9 - 14 December in Antalya, Turkey. Presentations will include an overview of the intersessional activities which have taken place in 2013, and some of the key issues that will be addressed in the Second Plenary, including the Stakeholder Engagement Strategy and some of the thematic and methodological assessments that have been proposed as priorities for the IPBES Work Programme 2014-2018.