The Guyana Conservation Network (GuyCoN) is a shared resource for conservation practitioners and academic researchers working on conservation in Guyana. GuyCoN has been established to provide resources, and enhance communication among the conservation community in Guyana.
A new study conducted in the Iwokrama Forest shows the importance of bats for assisting the movement of plant seeds across the landscape. The study which was a collaboration between Angelo State University, University of Kent and the Royal Ontario … Continue reading
Guyana’s “high forest cover – low deforestation status” signifies a high level for its contribution towards global efforts aimed at 1) reducing carbon emissions 2) containing the build-up of greenhouse gases and, 3) preventing global warming and climate change. Keeping … Continue reading
A new study finds that Reduced-Impact Logging (RIL) techniques in Guyana have only minimal effects on the regeneration of trees. The study conducted in the logging compartments of the Iwokrama Forest by the University of Kent, counted seedling regeneration in forest that had been logged and in areas that had not been affected by logging. Few differences were found, in both the commercial and pioneer trees species that were sampled.
- What will expanding the Georgetown-Lethem road mean for conservation?
- Detailed study in Iwokrama shows little effect of reduced-impact logging on biodiversity
- Pledge to regulate hunting
- Reduced-Impact Logging supports biodiversity
- Wapichan people map traditional territories
- Iwokrama Caecilian has lungs
- Counting Arapaima in the Rupununi
- High resolution map shows extent of forest loss
- Guyana signs agreement to phase-out mercury