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Researcher at the International Institute for Sustainability (IIS) received Luis F. Bacardi Award for Advances in Tropical Conservation of 2017

With great satisfaction IIS announces that the researcher Catarina Jakovac, of the International Institute for Sustainability (IIS), received the Luis F. Bacardi Award for Advances in Tropical Conservation in 2017. According to the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) Luis F. Bacardi Award was established in 2005 to promote high quality conservation science in the tropics. The award is given to early career researcher who gives the best oral presentation at ATBC’s annual meeting. The title of the winning lecture was “The role of land use in driving successional pathways in Amazonia”

For more information about the award won by Catarina Jakovac visit the website http://tropicalbiology.org/blog/2017/08/09/atbc-2017-bacardi-gentry-award-winners/