Professor David Lopez-Carr is interviewed by the Environmental Change & Security Program (ECSP) and talks about two trends demographers have the most concern about: aging in the developed world, and rapid urbanization in the developing world.
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David Lopez-Carr – Implications of Urban vs. Rural Fertility Rates: The Case of Guatemala
Professor David Lopez-Carr joined the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) to display his presentation on Population, health, and land transitions at multiple scales.
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Migration and Forest Transitions:Evidence from a globalizing Latin America
Professor David Lopez-Carr was joined by David Wrathall from United Nations University,
and Alexandra Winkels from University of Cambridge to display their individual presentations on Rural-urban connections that promote climate change resilience for agriculture. The session was lead by Kevin Henry (CARE/Where the Rain Falls) and Steve Wheeler (UC Davis Landscape Architecture).
To listen and view the presentation go to: Session 11: Rural-Urban Connections
Professor David Lopez-Carr is interviewed by KGOU’s World Views and talks about studying the interactions between the environment and human behavior, as well as the harsh impacts of climate change in rural areas and on his studies in climate change.
To listen to the interview go to: UC-Santa Barbara Lab Studies Interactions Between the Environment and Human Behavior
Professor David Lopez-Carr and John Williams from the University of California, Davis were joined by Dr. Vik Mohan director of the sexual and reproductive health program for Blue Ventures to talk about biodiversity hotspots and how conservation efforts need to incorporate health and livelihood services directed at the growing populations living nearby.
To view and listen to the presentation go to: Hotspots: Population Growth in Areas of High Biodiversity
Professor David Lopez-Carr was joined by Lori Hunter of the University of Colorado, Boulder, and John Pielemeier, an independent consultant, to have have a presentation on population, health, and environment (PHE) issues. Lopez-Carr has explained in this presentation on how important it is to include sustainable livelihood projects in development programs that integrate PHE issues.
To view and listen to the presentation go to: Population-Health-Environment Programs: Assessing the Past, Planning the Future
Professor David-Lopez-Carr was joined by Liza Grandia, assistant professor of international development and social change at Clark University, and Jason Bremner, director of population, health, and environment at the Population Reference Bureau to talk about how meeting the needs of these communities is the path that needs to be taken to conserve Latin American’s forests. Lopez-Carr discusses that rural areas are going to largely explain the future of Latin American conservation, development, population, and urbanization
To view and listen to the presentation go to: Deforestation, Population, and Development in a Warming World: A Roundtable on Latin America