Donald Perry

1984 Laureate, Exploration
United States, Born 1947

donperryworks@frontiernet.net

Ecotram’s Canopy Evolution

July 29, 2013

Who Made That:  On June 9th, the New York Times Sunday Magazine, in the feature article titled. "Who Made That?", named Dr. Perry as the founder of the Canopy Zip line .http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/magazine/2013/innovations-issue/#/?part=zipline Ecotram:   Presently, Dr. Perry is installing the  commercial prototype Ecotram cableway in the...

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Ecotram’s canopy evolution

April 3, 2013

American biologist Donald Perry is optimistic that he will find a commercial partner to install his latest incarnation of the Ecotram in forests. “There has already been interest in recent weeks from New Zealand, Mexico and the United States,” he says. “I see this system as this...

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Life in the canopy

August 24, 2009

For more than three decades an American biologist’s creativity has helped to open up one of the world’s last unexplored frontiers: the little-known mysterious canopies of our rainforests. Never content simply to observe from afar the complex biological communities found there, Dr Donald Perry, 61, has developed –...

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