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Camila Islas

Sustainable Development Coordinator

Camila holds a BSc Biology degree from the University of Pelotas (UFPEL) and a PhD in Ecology from the University of Campinas (UNICAMP). Part of her PhD was developed at Imperial College London (England) and at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain). She is currently a fellow author in the Thematic assessment of the sustainable use of wild species of the Intergovernmental Science and Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). Camila conducts research and consults on the subject of management of biodiversity, ecosystem services and territories. She has experience in multidisciplinary projects with an emphasis on Socioecological Systems, direct and indirect effects of human presence and action on wildlife and ecosystems, Traditional and Local Ecological Knowledge and in the use of participatory methods. Her work aims to generate information to support social-environmental policies.