The basic biology of a rehabilitating ecosystem: Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique – Robert M. Pringle, Princeton University
Friday, October 2
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
After nearly being eliminated during Mozambique’s long civil war, the large mammals of Gorongosa National Park have rebounded dramatically in the past decade thanks to an innovative conservation partnership. Many ecological legacies of this conflict remain, but some are already being erased. This talk will explore how the disassembly and reassembly of Gorongosa illuminates the inner workings of ecosystems, the profound importance of ‘megafauna’, and the impressive resilience of nature.