The Future of Tropical Cities –  Official Side Event UN HABITAT III 

State of the Tropics is in Quito, Ecuador this week for Habitat III  – the worlds largest ever conference on urban development and human settlements. If you’re in Quito join us on Thursday 20 October 2016 for a forum on the Future of Tropical Cities featuring a panel of eminent speakers from across the tropical world, or follow us on facebook or twitter @stateoftropics #Habitat3.


The International Day of the Tropics

The United Nations has declared June 29 as the International Day of the Tropics. The date is the anniversary of the launch of the inaugural State of the Tropics 2014 report, the first major output of the State of the Tropics project, which is convened by James Cook University and draws on the expertise of leading institutions from around the tropical world.

Learn more about how you can help celebrate the first International Day of the Tropics here!


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Video: The future belongs to the Tropics  3.00 mins



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