Pulse of the planet webinar series #7

When: Friday, May 24 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC-4) Title: “Identifying conservation areas within the Vilcabamba-Amboro Conservation corridor to support corridor connectivity” Presenter: Dr. Florencia San Germano Short Bio: Dr. Florencia Sangermano is a geographer specializing in conservation applications of geographic information systems (GIS), remote

Pulse of the planet webinar series #6

When: April 12  2019 Time: 12:00 noon Eastern Standard Time (EST), UTC-5 Title: “Monitoring in the Bolivian Amazon: from socioeconomics to wildlife.” Presenter: Nuno Negrões Short Bio: Degree in Biology from the University of Porto, Master’s Degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of Minho and Doctorate in Biology from

Pulse of the planet webinar series #5

When: MARCH 22  2019 Time: 12:00 noon Eastern Standard Time (EST), UTC-5 Title: “Ecosystem Restoration in the conservation agenda and opportunities for rewilding” Presenter: Laetitia Navarro Short Bio: Dr. Laetitia Navarro is a French biologist. She got her PhD degree from the University of Lisbon, Portugal and focused her research

Pulse of the planet webinar series #4

When: FEBRUARY 22  2019 Time: 12:00 noon Eastern Standard Time (EST), UTC-5 Title: “Conserving the biodiversity of the Andes Amazon: Conservación Amazónica experience in southeastern Peru” Presenter: Aimy Caceres Short Bio: Dr. Aimy Cáceres is a Peruvian biologist. She got her PhD degree from the University of Porto, Portugal. She

Pulse of the planet webinar series #3

When: DECEMBER 11  2018 Time: 11:00 am to noon Eastern Standard Time (EST), UTC-5 Title: “Assessing the Conservation Status of the World’s Ecosystems – The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems, a Global Standard” Presenter: Irene Zager Short Bio: Irene Zager is a Venezuelan biologist with more than ten years of

Pulse of the planet webinar series #2

When: NOVEMBER 12 2018 Time: 11:00 to noon EST Title: “WHO IS AFRAID OF THE BIG, BAD BEAR?” Presenter: Ximena Velez-Liendo Short Bio: Ximena Velez-Liendo, Bolivian biologist with more than fifteen years of experience in Andean bear ecology and conservation. She obtained a PhD at the Ecology and Evolution Laboratory at

Pulse of the planet webinar series #1

When: OCTOBER 15 2018 Time: 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM EDT Title: Repository of the Bolivian Flora and its Dynamics with Living Systems Presenter: Mónica Moraes Ramírez Short Bio: Originally from Bolivia, Mónica studied biology at the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés in La Paz, obtained a master’s degree in

GEO BON represented in an OPPLA webinar on ecosystem services in international policies

The webinar consisted of two presentations on results from the OPERAs project. The first presentation was from Marianne Kettunen and the second presentation is one on a joint paper with GEO BON Ecosystem Services Working Group, ESP and OPERAs (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1462901117300047). The paper demonstrates which ecosystem services are contributing to which