Fernando Castillo

Associated Researcher at Centre for Conservation Studies from Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala. My key interests in…

About Me

Associated Researcher at Centre for Conservation Studies from Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala.

My key interests in urban ecology involve the study of landscapes using biophysical to cultural perspectives with reflection on landscapes from ecology, geography, history, anthropology and political ecology. I also draw upon systems and complexity thinking to understand patterns and processes in urban socio-ecological systems.

Guatemalan cities and urban political ecology: Report from research visit
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Guatemalan cities and urban political ecology: Report from research visit

Fernando Castillo, biologist and urban ecologist at the Centre for Conservation Studies and University of San Carlos de Guatemala, was invited to work for a week with Henrik Ernstson at Stanford University this May 2014. He here reports on his trip and how it lead to a proposal on urban political ecology in Guatemala. I […]