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Gabon: Collecting for the Future


1.0 Collaborations

1.1   Signing agreement
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1.2   National Herbarium of Gabon
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1.3   Omar Bongo University
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1.4   Field collaboration
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1.5   Village women
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1.6   Yves Issembe
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1.7   Field collaboration
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1.8   Collaborator dinner
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2.0 Lanscape

2.1   Gabon map
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2.2   Equatorial sign post
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2.3   Primary forest
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2.4   Forest waterfall
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2.5   Secondary forest
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2.6   Savanna
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2.7   Inland Gabon
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2.8   Savannas and forest
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2.9   Mangrove flats
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2.10   Coastline
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2.11   Gabonese town
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2.12   Village house
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2.13   Mt. Brazza
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2.14   Sand canyon
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2.15   Southeastern Gabon
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2.16   Mpassa River
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2.17   Coastline
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2.18   Setting sun
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2.19   Savannas and forest
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3.0 Economics

3.1   TransGabonais railroad
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3.2   Transporting forestry equipment
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3.3   Logging remnants
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3.4   Increases in logging
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3.5   Fresh fish
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3.6   Village market
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3.7   Restaurant
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3.8   Selling sandwiches
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3.9   Tchimbele Dam
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3.10   Buying propane
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3.11   River transportation
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3.12   Village market
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4.0 Field

4.1   Primitive roads
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4.2   Primitive roads
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4.3   Ferry transportation
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4.4   Base camp at Bame
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4.5   Forest-savanna edge
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4.6   Collecting from pirogue
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4.7   Processing plants
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4.8   Gretchen with field crew
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4.9   Camp at Ngouale
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4.10   Pressing plants
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4.11   Ready to explore
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4.12   Rainfall
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4.13   Protected plants
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4.14   Sweatbees
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4.15   Lope grazers
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4.16   Kwassa base camp
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4.17   Stuck in a mudpit
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4.18   Unloading the Cruiser
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4.19   Our transportion
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4.20   The "machine"
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4.21   Village house
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4.22   John and field crew
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4.23   Leonard and Minsta
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4.24   Processing plants
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4.25   Looking for plants
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4.26   Base camp
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4.27   Traveling to the field station
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4.28   Bush meat
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4.29   Loading the Cruiser
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4.30   Base camp near ocean
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4.31   Iboga priest
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4.32   Scouting the edge
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4.33   Mangroves
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5.0 Culture

5.1   Chef du Village
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5.2   Village house
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5.3   Gabonese family
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5.4   Gabonese children
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5.5   Gabonese children
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5.6   Village elder
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5.7   Colorful fabrics
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5.8   Village women
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5.9   Roadside stand
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5.10   Marantaceae leaves
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5.11   Carving a pirogue
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5.12   Pirogue transportation
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5.13   Traditional fisherman
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5.14   Coastal fishing
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5.15   Preparing fish
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5.16   Drying fish
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5.17   Launching a dugout
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5.18   Village send-off
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6.0 Plants

6.1   Orchids
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6.2   Persimmon fruit
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6.3   Sapotaceae tree with fruit
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6.4   Kapok fruit
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6.5   Tetrapleura fruit
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6.6   Symphonia fruit
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6.7   Legume seeds
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6.8   Cola nut
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6.9   Aroid inflorescence
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6.10   Parasitic mistletoes
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6.11   Beach palm
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6.12   Drinking from water lianas
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6.13   Collecting medicinal plants
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6.14   African hallucinogens
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6.15   Harvesting iboga
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6.16   Mangroves
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6.17   Epiphytic orchid
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6.18   Spiny pandanus plant
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6.19   Crioceras flower
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6.20   Crioceras flower
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6.21   Crinum natans flower
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6.22   Crinum natans along stream
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6.23   Dwarf date palm
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7.0 Techniques

7.1   Vouchering plants
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7.2   Pressing plants
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7.3   Preparing plants for drying
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7.4   Drying sample bags
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7.5   Preparing plants for drying
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7.6   Recording plant data in the field
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7.7   Recording plant data in the field
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7.8   Collecting plants from pirogue
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7.9   Accessing sites by pirogue
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7.10   Collecting in the canopy
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7.11   Drying plant material
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7.12   Preparing DNA samples
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7.13   Preparing vouchers
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7.14   Gretchen in the field
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7.15   Drying plant material
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7.16   Plant pressing
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7.17   Preparing plants for drying
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7.18   Collecting in the canopy
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8.0 Animals

8.1   Western lowland gorilla
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8.2   Liz Pearson
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8.3   Ovindo and Gretchen
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8.4   Ovindo and Gretchen
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8.5   Choupette the gorilla
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8.6   Gorillas forage for food
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