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Charcoal in Haiti: A National Assessment of Charcoal Production and Consumption Trends (new World Bank research report on energy, charcoal, deforestation 2018 019):

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Charcoal in Haiti: A National Assessment of Charcoal Production and Consumption Trends (new World Bank report) Also available here and here.

[Response] Haiti’s biodiversity threatened by nearly complete loss of primary forest

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. Discussion of forest definitions and tree cover estimates for Haiti, in Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences. Below is a link and an excerpt from our published letter addressing the misguided assumptions in the article by Hedges et al. 2018, entitled “Haiti’s biodiversity threatened by nearly complete loss of primary forest”. Both […]

The Anthropologist in the March For Science: An Interview with Valorie Aquino

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In this blog post for the American Anthropological Association, I interviewed Valorie V. Aquino—one of three original co-chairs of the first national March for Science (MFS). And while all three original co-chairs hesitate to claim credit—instead opting to share the limelight by noting each-others’ and others’ contributions—Aquino is the only one still directly and formally involved […]

Anthropology, Social Science, and the March for Science

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Anthropology, Social Science, and the March for Science In EnviroSociety, the official blog of the peer-reviewed journal Environment and Society, by Berghahn Books  

AAA 2017, CFP: Anthropology Matters in Extension

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  Call for papers/discussants for the American Anthropological Association 2017 Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. Anthropology Matters in Agricultural and Forestry Extension Throughout the world, agricultural, forestry and fishery Extension efforts constitute some of the major methods by which diverse social actors, such as educational and research institutes, NGOs, governments, development agencies, and bi- and multi-lateral […]

A 200-Year Historical Timeline (1816-2016) of 22 Hurricanes and Cyclones in Haiti – by Andrew Tarter

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(excludes tropical storms, floods, and heavy rains). 22 Cyclones and Hurricanes in Haiti, by the numbers: July (1); August (4); September (7); October (6); November (4): 1816 – Unnamed cyclone  (18–19 November) 1909 – Unnamed cyclone (12 November) 1915 – Unnamed cyclone (12 August) 1935 – Unnamed hurricane (21 October) 1954 – Hurricane Hazel (11-12 […]

Three Common Myths about Deforestation (and Charcoal) in Haiti – by Andrew Tarter

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Three Common Myths about Deforestation (and Charcoal) in Haiti In this blog post I debunk three commonly believed myths about deforestation in Haiti.

Charting Charcoal in Haiti: Estimating and Understanding Annual Charcoal Production and Consumption at the National Level in Haiti – by Andrew Tarter

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Charting Charcoal in Haiti: Estimating and Understanding Annual Charcoal Production and Consumption at the National Level in Haiti This article originally appeared in Anthropology News (the official news source of the American Anthropological Association). It is now available here. I explain my primary method for estimating charcoal consumption and production in Haiti at the national level, and subsequent […]

Haiti is Covered With Trees – by Andrew Tarter

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Haiti is Covered with Trees In EnviroSociety, the official blog of the peer-reviewed journal Environment and Society, by Berghahn Books

Responding to Student Concerns with Responses from the Field – by Andrew Tarter (with Jean J. Schensul, Cathleen Crain, Barbara Rylko-Bauer)

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Responding to Student Concerns with Responses from the Field (With Jean J. Schensul, Cathleen Crain, Barbara Rylko-Bauer) In this Anthropology News post for the American Anthropological Association’s (AAA) Committee on Practicing, Applied and Public Interest Anthropology (CoPAPIA), we highlight outcomes concerning anthropology students, which emerged from a series of panels organized at the 2016 annual AAA meetings.