Ruth’s visit to Indonesia

After my fieldwork in Seram and Sulawesi, I stayed on in Makassar to meet our friend Ruth from the UK. Ruth spent the summer working in SE Sulawesi as part of the Operation Wallacea project, where she was studying civets. It seemed like just the thing we’d all need after time in the forest was … [Read more…]

Fieldwork in Seram and Sulawesi

This summer I was lucky enough to spend 3 weeks in the field, in Seram, Maluku province, and also in Central and South Sulawesi. Joining me were Sita and Wihermanto,  my colleagues from Kebun Raya Bogor where our research project on biogeography of Eucalyptus deglupta is based. We set out from Bogor in early August … [Read more…]