Field research on local issues means always keeping the bigger picture in mind

PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (13 November, 2012)_Field researchers working in remote, hard-to-reach areas have greater challenges than just navigating treacherous back-country roads and trying to protect the data collected from the harsh elements -- they need to keep the bigger picture in mind to be able to interpret research findings, said forestry experts after spending four months in Peruvian Amazon.This article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.