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Holly Gibbs

Holly Gibbs

Holly Gibbs is an expert on tropical deforestation, with a focus on the potential for corporate promises to end deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest.

Professor, the Department of Geography and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies College of Letters and Science — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • How and why people use land around the world
  • Tropical deforestation
  • Land-based bioenergy
  • Policies to reduce deforestation
  • Degraded land


  • H.I. Romnes Faculty Fellow
  • Dean's Award for Distinguished Faculty Achievement
  • Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award
  • National Academics of Science Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellow