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Martha Groom

Dr. Martha Groom, professor of ecology and conservation biology, discusses her research into ways to develop sustainable livelihoods for both human and wildlife populations. Of special interest are the effects of growing Puerto Rican coffee in shade vs. sunshine on bird, insect and lizard communities and the advantages/disadvantages of fertilizer and pesticide use on Nicaraguan coffee cultivation. (11 min., 39 sec.)

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