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June 17, 2015 | PARTNERS

This article describes ELTI's six-day field-based training course in Panama entitled, "Ecosystem Services and Tropical Forest Restoration." The course takes place in ELTI's focal training site located within the Agua Salud Project in the Panama Canal Watershed (PCW). The Agua Salud Project is a research initiative of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI). (Article in English)

March 10, 2015 | Iberoamerican and Caribbean Society for Ecological Restoration 4th Congress Website

ELTI fue aceptado para liderar un simposio sobre estrategias e innovaciones necesarias para el fortalecimiento de capacidades para la restauración ecológica en el IV Congreso Iberoamericano y del Caribe de Restauración Ecológica, el cual tendrá lugar del 12 al 16 de abril de 2015. Este evento presentará el trabajo que ELTI viene realizando con capacitaciones en campo, capacitaciones en línea, y actividades para el desarrollo de liderazgo así como las estrategias y los enfoques para la construcción de capacidades llevado a cabo por los aliados de ELTI en la Fundación CIPAV, el Centro de Investigaciones Ambientales del Nordeste (CEPAN), Ecologic, TNC Brasil y el Laboratorio de Ecología y Restauración Forestal (LERF) (Página en Español)

March 1, 2015 | TRóPICOS

This article describes ELTI's establishment of a focal training site at STRI's Agua Salud Project site, which is being utilized to train land-use decision makers on tropical forest restoration in modified human-landscapes via field-based training courses that incorporate Agua Salud science into lectures and visits to demonstration sites. (Article in English and Spanish)

October 12, 2014 | La Estrella de Panamá

This article focuses on how increased forest cover in pastures and working more in harmony with nature does not only improve ecosystem services (water, biodiversity, soil fertility, mitigation of storm damage, etc.) but also increase on-farm production,the advantages of which farmers and ranchers have come to recognize. (Article in Spanish)

September 29, 2014 | STRI Website

ELTI's tropical forest restoration in cattle ranching landscapes course and community based leadership development was featured in the STRI News, a weekly newsletter regarding STRI's tropical research endeavors in Panama. (Article in English)

August 6, 2014 | This Week at Yale YSE

ELTI joins President Salovey, alumni and in-country partners in Brazil to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the State University of Southern Bahia as a first step in exploring the development of a focal training site on forest restoration in this region of the Atlantic Forest. (Article in English)

July 3, 2014 | Balitek-KSDA website

Lessons from Panama for the Samboja Special Forest Zone. (Article in Indonesian)

Pembelajaran dari Panama untuk KHDTK.

June 26, 2014 | Balitek-KSDA website

This article is in Indonesian.

Melalui Pelatihan Lapang Rehabilitasi dan Restorasi Hutan, Balitek-KSDA Diseminasikan Hasil Penelitian.

June 15, 2014 |

ELTI joins a group of scientists and NGO members to assess the mangrove damage in Eastern Visayas after the super typhoon Haiyan, in order to provide evidence-based policy recommendations on the PhP 1 billion mangrove rehabilitation program of the Philippine government. (Article in English)

June 4, 2014 | "Yale and the World" Press Release

ELTI recently launched an online training course on forest restoration in Portuguese which was completed by twenty-six environmental leaders hailing from ten states within Brazil. During this six-week course, participants from diverse sectors across Brazil such as government agencies, NGOs, private companies, academia, and public-private partnerships worked to develop preliminary management plans for the implementation of forest restoration projects. (Article in English)

February 21, 2014 | Rappler

Two years into a Partnership Agreement with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Civil Society Organizations gathered and discussed their concerns about the National Greening Program (NGP) being too focused on meeting targets "at all costs regardless of the consequences", but missing the real objectives of the program. (Article in English)

February 18, 2014 | Ministry of Forestry's FORDA Website

Visit by the Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative, Yale-NUS College, and National University of Singapore to Balitek-KSDA Samboja. (Article in Indonesian)

Kunjungan Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative, Yale-NUS College, dan National University of Singapore ke Balitek-KSDA Samboja.

February 1, 2014 | Panao Newsletter

ELTI, together with the Forest Restoration Research Unit of Chiang Mai University (FORRU-CMU) and Pampanga Agricultural College, held a 3-day field-based National Forest Restoration Research Training to increase capacity in native species reforestation by encouraging more systematic research on restoration-related issues, such as species selection, choosing an appropriate restoration strategy, and the ecology and propagation of native species. (Article in English)

May 27, 2013 | Visayas State University Website

With the encouragement of ELTI, lecturers from NUS Bachelor of Environmental Studies Program visits VSU as a possible site for their field program. (Article in English)

December 1, 2012 | Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

Short piece explaining the different approaches used in southeast Asia to reforest and restore forests. (Article in English)

October 1, 2012 | Sri Lanka Daily News

This article from the Sri Lanka Daily News announces the ELTI Conference on Restoring Forests in Human Dominated Landscapes of the Wet Evergreen Region, South Asia. (Article in English)

September 25, 2012 | Tribun Kaltim

ELTI Holds Mine Rehabilitation Training in Balikpapan. (Article in Indonesian)

ELTI Gelar Pelatihan Rehabilitasi Lahan Tambang Batu Bara di Balikpapan.

September 25, 2012 | Tribun Kaltim

Ex-Mining Land in East Kalimantan is Toxic. (Article in Indonesian)

Tanah Eks Tambang di Kaltim Beracun.

September 25, 2012 | Tribun Kaltim

A lot of Ex-Mining Land in East Kalimantan is Toxic. (Article in Indonesian)

Banyak Lahan Tambang di Kaltim yang Beracun.

July 12, 2012 | Sri Lanka Daily News

Article about the ELTI Conference on Restoring Forests in Human Dominated Landscapes of the Wet Evergreen Region, South Asia. (Article in English)

May 23, 2012 | Ciudad del Saber

Note on the recent ELTI Conference held at the City of Knowledge, in Panama City. (Article available in English and Spanish)

May 11, 2012 | STRI Newsletter

Article about the most recent ELTI event in Panama.

To read the note, download the May 11, 2012 issue from the link below and go to Page 2. (Article in English)

March 30, 2012 | STRI Newsletter

This article highlights the upcoming ELTI Conference in Panama, Industrial Resource Extraction and Infrastructure Development in Tropical Forests.

To read the note, download the March 30, 2012 issue from the link below and go to Page 2. (Article in English)

March 24, 2012 | Cebu Daily News

This article highlights ELTI alum Rene Vendiola, winner of the 5th Triennial Award of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc (RAFI), for his work in Rainforestation. (Article in English)

March 7, 2012 | Tribun News

Governor Recommends Requests Authority to Act against Mining Companies. (Article in Indonesian)

Gubernur Kaltim Minta Otoritas Menindak Perusahan Tambang.

March 6, 2012 | East Kalimantan Governor's Website

Governor Recommends Having Authority to Give Sanctions. (Article in Indonesian)

Gubernur Diusulkan Punya Kewenangan Beri Sanksi.

March 1, 2012 | Tribun News

Australian Mine Reclamation Expert Attends in Balikpapan. (Article in Indonesian)

Pakar Reklamasi Tambang Australia Hadir di Balikpapan.

February 1, 2012 | Pesquisa FEPESP

This article describes the benefits of silvopastoral systems for productive landscapes, as observed by Brazilian researchers during an ELTI course conducted in Colombia in 2011. (Article available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese)

January 27, 2012 | La Prensa

Brief note reporting on native tree planting efforts as part of a project supported by ELTI's Leadership Program in Pedasí. (Article in Spanish)

January 1, 2012 | Not by Timber Alone

The Rain Forest Restoration Initiative (RFRI) is a network of organizations and individuals from the academe, non-profit and private sector engaged in environmental conservation advocacy, policy influencing, training & capacity building, project implementation, and research & development. ELTI is an active member of RFRI, helping advance native species reforestation (Rainforestation) through trainings and capacity building programs. (Article in English)