In 2015, Student Media Grantee Jessica Gilbert conducted a photojournalism project to document land use issues in protected areas of Perú, with a focus on community use within Huascarán National Park. As part of her project, she produced a series of photographs depicting her work.
Student Media Grant winner Jessica Gilbert is a PhD student in the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University.
The Student Media Grant is funded by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and administered by the Center on Conflict and Development at Texas A&M University. It awards $5,000 to students interested in using innovative methods to chronicle issues in fragile and conflict-affected nations. More details and application instructions regarding the Student Media Grant are available here.
- (RESEARCH) “Community Focused Integration and Protected Areas Management in the Huascarán Biosphere Reserve, Perú”
- Student Media Grant
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