Juliana M. de Almeida Rocha
Biologist and Master in Ecology by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Ph.D. in Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation by the State University of Santa Cruz (UESC), Brazil. She performed part of her Ph.D. activities at the University of East Anglia (UEA), UK, where she also obtained a Postdoctoral degree. Her research includes studies about (i) the influence of ecological interactions on patterns of species occupancy and community’s assembly; (ii) the effects of human-induced habitat degradation on biodiversity and the implications for species conservation, and (iii) the effectiveness of protected areas in conserving biodiversity.
As researcher specialist in Ecological Restoration at the International Institute for Sustainability, is part of the Conservation team, working in projects that develop research to be directly applied to public policies, mainly focused on the contribution of private areas for biodiversity conservation and the maintenance of the benefits of nature to people.
Expertise on #23 – Integrated approach: better choices for restoring ecosystems
Biological Conservation: Nominally protected buffer zones around tropical protected areas are as highly degraded as the wider unprotected countryside
Guidelines for Forest Landscapes Restoration in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest and Amazon
Summary for public policies: prioritizing areas for forest recovery in the Brazilian Amazon
Earth Optimist Brazil 2021