Tropical conservation and policy
Every year tropical forests convert more atmospheric CO2 into biomass than any other ecosystem on earth. This means they play a crucial role in modulating climate change, among other ecosystem services.
One of my main goals as a scientist is to facilitate the development of sound conservation policy through my research, outreach, and advocacy.
Asner Lab News
Nov 17, 2014 - Overhaul in Tropical Forest Research Needed
News coverage from my recent paper showing the limitations of long-used research methods in tropical rainforest ecology.
Carnegie Press Release