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May 2017

Workshop: Exploring the Colorado River Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program

May 15 @ 8:00 am - May 18 @ 5:00 pm

NSF-CNH-RCN: Amazon Dams Network: Advancing Integrative Research and Adaptive Management of Social-ecological Systems Transformed by Hydroelectric Dams  Workshop: Exploring the Colorado River Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program Flagstaff • Arizona • USA • May 15 – 18, 2017

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October 2017

Intersections Between the Protection of Human Rights and Biodiversity Conservation in the Amazon: A Research & Action Agenda

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Amazon Dams Network/ Rede Barragens Amazônicas (ADN/RBA), the Tropical Conservation and Development Program (TCD), The UF Levin College of Law and the UF Biodiversity Institute (UFBI) present: An International Symposium and Webinar Intersections Between the Protection of Human Rights and Biodiversity Conservation in the Amazon: A Research & Action Agenda   October 6, 2017, 9 am – 12 pm, Room E254 - CSE Building, University of Florida .​ Speakers and facilitators: Joênia Wapichana . Talk: Juridical Strategy of the Indigenous Council of…

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Governance, Social Movements and the Social Impacts of Hydroelectric Dams: Lessons Learned from the Brazilian Amazon

October 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Phelps Lab, H.T. Odum Wetlands Center
Gainesville, United States
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The Amazon Dams Network/ Rede Barragens Amazônicas (ADN/RBA) & the Water Institute Graduate Fellowship Program (WIGF) @ UF present A Special Seminar/Webinar on: Governance, Social Movements and the Social Impacts of Hydroelectric Dams: Lessons Learned from the Brazilian Amazon Presentations by: Dr. Artur Moret, Associate Professor, Graduate Program in Environment and Regional Development (PGDRA), Federal University of Rondônia (UNIR). Visiting Faculty. Social impacts of big dams: lessons learned from Jirau, Lajeado e Chixoy Adila Lima, PGCiamb, PhD Student, Graduate Program…

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Water Institute Faculty Fellows Awards

October 23 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Keene Faculty Center, Dauer Hall, University of Flroida + Google Map

The Water Institute is honoring Dr. David Kaplan as a Faculty Fellow.

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Tropilunch: Hydropower plants, human development & development-forced displacement and resettlement in Brazil

October 24 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Tropilunch: Hydropower plants, human development & development-forced displacement and resettlement in Brazil By: Daniel Rondinelli Roquetti. Contact: drroquetti@gmail.com Instituto de Energia e Ambiente, Universidade de São Paulo; Environmental Planning and Management Research Group (Plangea-USP); Rede de Barragens Amazônicas / Amazon Dams Network (RBA/ADN) Support: CAPES; NSF, ADN/RBA; and TCD. Date / time: Tuesday 10/24, 12:45 - 1:45 Place: Grinter 376 SUMARY Although official reports worldwide claim that hydropower plants induce local socio-economic development, evidence for such claims is lacking. The presentation will…

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December 2017

Seminar: Fluvial Systems, Continental Sediment Sources, Sediment Sinks, and the Human Factor in Tropical South America

December 5 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The University of Florida Water Institute and The Amazon Dams Network / Rede de Pesquisa em Barragens Amazônicas (ADN/RBA) proudly present: A DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR SEMINAR Fluvial Systems, Continental Sediment Sources, Sediment Sinks, and the Human Factor in Tropical South America Edgardo Latrubesse, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Geography & the Environment University of Texas at Austin SEMINAR ABSTRACT: Knowledge of river basin sediment yield at a continental scale, and accumulation in sedimentary basins, provides useful information for quantitative models of landscape…

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