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National Geographic Features Pamir Mountains

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National Geographic Features Pamir Mountains

National Geographic took an interest in TEX’s project with the Pamir Mountains, and has recently published an article on Dr. Karim-Aly Kassam’s work with the region’s ecological calendars. Read more here!

EOS Publishes Article on Pamir Mountains Project

  A new article entitled “Villages Must Recalibrate Time to Survive in the Pamir Mountains” has just been published by AGU’s EOS online. If you would like to read it, click here.

Pamir Mountains Project Update: Team Receives Research Funding through the Belmont Forum

Dr. Karim-Aly Kassam and collaborators have received grant funding through the Belmont Forum, a group of the world’s major and emerging funders of global environmental change research. Learn more.   Dr. Kassam states the grant will “contribute to the anticipatory capacity of Pamiri communities by revitalizing calendars. Using participatory research, we will recalibrate historical and existing ecological […]