Gretchen Walters
Assistant professor

University of Lausanne
Institute of geography and sustainability
Mouline - Géopolis 3612
CH-1015 Lausanne
 
 
 
Phone +41 21 692 3072
gretchen.walters@unil.ch

Research projects

Fire regimes and ecosystem services in African biodiversity hotspots: can fire policies favoring climate change mitigation, biodiversity and local communities converge?

Wildfires largely impact climate, biodiversity and ecosystem services relevant for local communities. Thus, internati...
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2022-2024
Landscape governance and protected areas

Landscape governance, an emerging field of study in conservation, concerns the institutional arrangements, decision-m...
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2016-2022
European Commons and Biodiversity

Recent advances in conservation policy, science and practice are starting to recognise territorial commons worldwide....
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2019-2023
ValPar.CH – Values of the ecological infrastructure in Swiss parks

Commissioned by the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN), the interdisciplinary research team in charge of...
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2020-2024
Conservation landscape histories

Landscapes are dynamic places, bearing the legacies of the past, readable through its vegetation. Using a historical ...
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2005-2025
Responsive Forest Governance Initiative

The Responsive Forest Governance Initiative (RFGI) was a US$ 3 million, 4-year research and conservation application ...
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2011-2016