Monitoring wellbeing around protected areas

We are working in concert with the Wildlife Conservation Society to explore what data collected with the Basic Necessities Survey can reveal about patterns of wellbeing in human communities around protected areas.

Changing land use and land owners around Kibale National Park, Uganda

At this long-term research site, we are tracking the evolution of the landscape around a prominent national park as land competition increases and subsistence farming gives way to investment in tree plantations.

Impacts of environmental regulation in the Amazon

This set of research projects includes work on Brazil’s Environmental Land Registry (CAR), and logging reform and mining formalization in Peru.