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Juliana M. de Almeida Rocha

Technical and Scientific Manager

Biologist and Master in Ecology from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), PhD in Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation from the State University of Santa Cruz (UESC). She developed part of her PhD at the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia (UEA), in the United Kingdom, where she also held a Post-Doctorate. Throughout her career, she has carried out research in different areas of Ecology and Conservation Biology, addressing issues mainly related to the effects of anthropogenic habitat degradation on biodiversity and implications for the conservation of species, as well as the effectiveness of protected areas for the biodiversity conservation. One of her specialties is performing meta-analyses for investigating ecological patterns.

As technical-scientific manager of the IIS, she leads the coordinators of the technical teams in the execution of projects that address different themes related to the Sustainability agenda, such as spatial planning for ecosystem restoration and biodiversity conservation, sustainable management of native vegetation, contribution of areas private facilities for conserving biodiversity and maintaining the benefits of nature for people.