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Holly Gibbs

Holly Gibbs

Expert on tropical land-use change, deforestation and carbon emissions

Assistant professor, geography, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies Work: 608-265-0012 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Agricultural expansion
  • Global land use
  • Land-based bioenergy
  • Policies to reduce deforestation
  • Degraded land


  • Science Magazine’s “Environment News of the Year” for work on bioenergy and land use
  • Selected as National Academies of Science Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellow
  • Invited United Nations Environment Program World Conservation Monitoring Center Fellow
  • David H. Smith Conservation Postdoctoral Research Fellow