One Step Ahead To Predict Potential Poaching Hotspots: An Approach To Assist In The Surveillance Of Protected Areas
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Graduate in Biological Sciences by FAESA - Faculdades Integradas São Pedro. Master in Ecology and Evolution from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). Doctorate in Ecology and Evolution by UERJ, working mainly on the following topics: vertebrates, conservation biology, occupation modeling, biodiversity monitoring through RAPELD plots. Researcher at the Laboratory of Mammalian Ecology under the supervision of Dr. Helena de Godoy Bergallo. Coordinator of Living in the Forest, project for the conservation of the biodiversity of Espírito Santo.

                       

One Step Ahead To Predict Potential Poaching Hotspots: An Approach To Assist In The Surveillance Of Protected Areas

Human activities have profoundly changed most of the ecosystems in different regions of the Earth, causing widespread loss of biodiversity and loss of ecosystem functions and services. Excessive removal of specimens from nature is considered one of the most important threats to the world fauna and different studies show that, in general, the hunting activities in the Neotropics are carried out in an uncontrolled way and therefore impactful, making populations unviable and some natural resources unsustainable of fauna. Wildlife has...

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