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September 18th, 2015

The completion of the Life+ Cap DOM programme!

After five years of work, the Life+ Cap DOM programme, supported by the European Commission and…
August 31st, 2015

[Video] The STOC in French Guiana

Since 2012, GEPOG has been running a STOC (point count) survey in French Guiana, along with the…
August 25th, 2015

[Video] SEOR: a look back over the five years of the programme

A few weeks before the end of the Life+ Cap DOM programme, François-Xavier Couzi, Director of…

Latest fieldwork missions concerning Acacia mangium

Between April and June 2015 the most recent fieldwork studies concerning Acacia mangium took place in the four test areas along the littoral.
Verifying the species, pulling up plants or chopping them down, measuring heights and sometimes using geolocators, meant that the teams of volunteers spent several days surrounded by acacias!

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It was an opportunity of study the species speed of growth, enough to overtake and smother the manioc plants if not regularly cleared by the farmers ...

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Anna Stier
Project Leader, Life+ Cap DOM

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