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Forest Engineer dedicated to the study, control and eradication of biological invasions since 1997.
Founder and Executive Director of the
Horus Institute for Environmental Conservation and Development.
Fellow of Ashoka Social Entrepreneurs since 2001.
ember of the Global Invasive Species Programme, representative of The Nature Conservancy on the Board
Coordinator of the South America Invasive Species Program, The Nature Conservancy since 2005.
Information Network Lead on Invasive Alien Species (I3N) in Brazil. Tools representative for I3N since 2005
Member of the Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) of The World Conservation Union (IUCN)

Specialized in environmental analysis, using flora as the main element for interpretation. Technical knowledge in phytossociology, environmental analysis, restoration of degraded areas using native species, environmental interpretation with complementary areas as soils, geology, geomorphology and climate. Notions of Gegraphic Information Systems and use of Arcview. Experience in courses, lectures and private classes.

Master's degree in Silviculture (1992).
Doctorate in Nature Conservation (2000).

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Curitiba - PR - Brazil
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