Vistas of place-based research in Scotland’s Cairngorms

By Jen Holzer In December 2016, funded by an eLTER Transnational Access grant, I made a visit to the Cairngorms Long Term Socio-Ecological Research (LTSER) platform. The Cairngorms LTSER is the only such platform in the UK; its boundaries are the same as those of the Cairngorms National Park, established in 2003. My mission: to... Continue Reading →

The Small Island of Braila

By Jen Holzer, Technion Socio-Ecological Research Group After three days in and around Tulcea, we journeyed by car to the City of Braila, a city of about 200,000, famous as a node for the textile, shipbuilding, and shipping trades, and a surprisingly underdeveloped tourism industry. When our hosts told us this was not a travel... Continue Reading →

There’s Nothing Trivial about the Danube Delta

  By:┬áJen Holzer, Technion Socio-Ecological Research Group Romania Trivia Which nations border Romania? The Danube River empties into which sea? In what year did Romania become part of the European Union? Name a Romania-born Nobel Laureate. This Romanian building is known as the largest building in Europe. Answers: Bulgaria, Servia, Hungary, Ukraine, Moldova Black Sea... Continue Reading →

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