Outputs and resources

News

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Latest outputs

Santa Cruz woodland restoration

Three local newspaper articles on the restoration of woodland by school children in Santa Cruz, Paracas, under the project's 'children's woodlands' scheme.

Siembra Vida

View the latest film about the work of the project team in the conservation concession.

Siembra Vida video

 

Plant photos

Click here to view a selection of images of the plants of Ica.

Plantas de Ica

 

Books

 

Plants and vegetation of Ica

Plants and Vegetation of Ica, Peru (low resolution PDF)

Click HERE for full low-resolution PDF (14.5MB)

For slow connections, the document can be downloaded in 3 smaller files:

Sembrando Futuro

Restoration book: Planting the future (PDF)

Due for full colour publication in 2011

Black-and-white preliminary version available HERE

Articles and publicity

 

BBC news BBC – News: Tree planting in the driest place on Earth
BBC Mundo BBC Mundo: Salvando al árbol madre de Ica
Geographical Magazine Geographical Magazine: Getting to the root of the problem
Rescue Mission Kew Magazine: Rescue mission
Cactus article Kew Magazine: Messages from the past – writing on cacti tells a story a century old
Reviving tree of life BBC: Reviving the trees of life

Films

Short films: Native plant propagation in Ica

A tour of our native plant nursery, Ica, Peru by Felix Quinteros, the manager.

‘Un recorrido del Vivero de Plantas Nativas'.

Video: Esquejes

Curso de propagación de plantas 1. parte: Esquejes

video: Injertos

Curso de propagación de plantas 2. parte: Injertos

video: Poda

Curso de propagación de plantas 3. parte: Poda

video 1

Los bosques secos del norte del Perú 1 - El algarrobo y sus usos – introducción

video 1

Los bosques secos del norte del Perú 1 - El algarrobo y sus usos – introducción

Video 2

Los bosques secos del Perú 2 - Planta procesadora de algarroba Santa María de Locuto

video 3

Los bosques secos del Perú 3 - Asociación de Mujeres Ecobosque – Locuto

video 4

Los bosques secos del norte del Perú 4 - Producción algarrobina – Catacaos

video 5

Los bosques secos del norte del Perú 5 - Asociación Chutuque

video 7

Los bosques secos del norte del Perú 7 - Elaboración de compost y humus

video 8

Los bosques secos del Perú 8 - Laboratorio de Dendrochronología UPP

Short films: Sustainable use of dry forest in Northern Peru

Other short project films

Harvesting Huarango

Harvesting the Huarango pod

King of the desert

The king of the desert is dying

Posters

Biodiversity and ecology

Plants of Ica

Plants of Ica

 

Birds of Ica

Birds of Ica

 

Lizards of Ica

Reptiles of Ica

 

Lizards of Ica

Lizards of Ica

 

Cycles of life in Ica

Cycles of life in Ica

 

Huarango life cycle

Huarango life cycle

 

Black-necked woodpecker

Black-necked woodpecker

Woodland restoration

Woodland restoration

 

Huarango plagues

Huarango plagues

 

Ecological Brigades

Ecological Brigades

 

Ania questions

ANIA poster - what's happening in Ica forests?

 


Huarango festival

Huarango Festival 2011

Huarango Festival 2011

 

Huarango Festival 2010

Huarango Festival 2010

 

Huarango Festival 2008

Huarango Festival 2008

 


Scientific articles

Whaley, O.Q, D.G. Beresford-Jones, W. Milliken, A. Orellana, A. Smyk and J. Leguia. (2011) An ecosystem approach to restoration and sustainable management of dry forest in Southern Peru. Kew Bulletin 65(4): 613-641.

David G. Beresford-Jones, Oliver Whaley, Carmela Alarcón Ledesma and Lauren Cadwallader. (2011)Two millennia of changes in human ecology: archaeobotanical and invertebrate records from the lower Ica valley, South Coast Peru. Journal of Vegetation History and Archaeobotany DOI 10.1007/s00334-011-0292-4.

Beresford-Jones, D.G., C. Alarcón, S. Arce, A. Chepstow-Lusty, O. Whaley, F. Sturt, M. Gorriti, O. Portocarrero and L. Cadwallader (2011). Ocupación y subsistencia durante el horizonte temprano en el contexto de cambios ecológicos a largo plazo en las cuencas de Samaca y Ullujaya, valle baja de Ica, in El Periodo Formativo en el Perú, edited by Kaulicke, P. and Onuki, Y. Boletín de Arqueología pucp 13, Fondo Editorial de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

Cadwallader, L., Beresford-Jones, D. G., Whaley O. Q., O’Connell, T. C. (2012). The Signs of Maize? A Reconsideration of What δ13C Values Say about Palaeodiet in the Andean Region. Human Ecology, 40 (4): 487-509

J. Octavio Pecho, Oscar González, Evelyn Pérez, Mario Tenorio y Oliver Q. Whaley. (2010) El Pájaro Carpintero Peruano Colaptes atricollis en la agricultura tradicional de la región de Ica, Perú: primeras observaciones de anidación y el desarrollo de polluelos Cotinga online 32: 8–11.

Beresford-Jones, D.G., S. Arce, O.Q. Whaley and A. Chepstow-Lusty. (2009) The Role of Prosopis in Ecological and Landscape Change in the Samaca Basin, Lower Ica Valley, South Coast Peru from the Early Horizon to the Late Intermediate Period. Latin American Antiquity 20: 303-332.

Solis, P., Ena, E. & Tenorio Maldonado, M.I. (2008). Relación entre la estructura del hábitat y la comunidad de aves en el fundo agroecológico Huaquina, Chincha, Peru. Batchelrs Thesis, Universidad Nacional San Luis Gonzaga, Ica.