Ecologists traditionally classify forest ecosystems by measures of temperature, rainfall and soil fertility. But now University of Toronto researchers have discovered a fourth element that shapes forests: the wind.
Judith Teichman is Professor of Political Science and International Development Studies. She is the author of four books and one co-authored book on politics and development in the global south and Latin America.
Leslie Chan (photo above with last year's CCDS Lecturer, Dr. Gita Sen), was recently appointed as the Principal Investigator for new major IDRC-funded project: "Open and Collaborative Science in Development Network".