Posts filed in High Atlas Cultural Landscapes

Dar Taliba girls share local know-how and plant knowledge with international students

18 Semester at Sea university students participated in a field programme in...

18 Semester at Sea university students participated in a field programme in Morocco to learn more about local biodiversity and indigenous Amazigh communities in the High Atlas....

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From the field: agroecology assessment week in preparation of Farmer Field Schools

Meeting with local farmers in Imegdal and Aït M’hamed to identify their...

Meeting with local farmers in Imegdal and Aït M’hamed to identify their challenges and needs, and to collect agronomic and social data to design a Farmer Field School programme....

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Chasing butterflies: a butterfly monitoring workshop in the High Atlas

In June, our team went on a two-day field workshop on butterflies...

In June, our team went on a two-day field workshop on butterflies in the beautiful mountains of Oukaïmeden to learn about the characteristics and species found in the High Atlas....

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Assessing the conservation status and producing the Red List of High Atlas flora

Carrying out conservation studies in the High Atlas communities of Aït M’hamed...

Carrying out conservation studies in the High Atlas communities of Aït M’hamed and Imegdal for conservation action....

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Young Moroccan writers win #MedStoryPrize with inspiring environmental short stories

Stories of a group of animal friends living in a beautiful forest,...

Stories of a group of animal friends living in a beautiful forest, and two young girls who travelled to the future. Read them here!...

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Celebrating biocultural diversity at the Moussem festival in Aït M’hamed (High Atlas)

GDF and MBLA once again participate at the annual Moussem Festival, interacting...

GDF and MBLA once again participate at the annual Moussem Festival, interacting and connecting with local community members, artisans, cooperatives and associations, and more!...

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Reflections on my research internship in the High Atlas

Meghan, an ethnobotany student at the University of Kent, reflects on her...

Meghan, an ethnobotany student at the University of Kent, reflects on her experience as a research intern, examining how the quality and identification of lavender and thyme is established throughout...

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Meet the species: an introduction to the plants of our High Atlas community nurseries

An introduction to the plants grown in the community plant nurseries in...

An introduction to the plants grown in the community plant nurseries in Imegdal and Aït M’hamed, which support the cultivation and enrichment planting of locally-selected endemic, useful and threatened tree...

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Dar Taliba students favourite gardening season has finally arrived!

Dar Taliba students discuss climate change, soil ecosystems and making crop choice...

Dar Taliba students discuss climate change, soil ecosystems and making crop choice decisions depending on the season, and more!...

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Co-creating an ethnobotanical school garden for Amazigh girls in the High Atlas, Morocco

The Dar Taliba boarding house community garden is featured in The Darwin...

The Dar Taliba boarding house community garden is featured in The Darwin Initiative Blog. "The once vacant school garden is now teaming with life and encourages younger community members to...

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Meet Jamila: Dar Taliba director and environmental role model for girls

“The garden trainings are important to me and the students because they...

“The garden trainings are important to me and the students because they help us better understand the nature around us”, Jamila says....

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