Students

Current students 

 

Supervisor: Priscila F. M. Lopes

 



Lorena Candice de Araújo Andrade

Lorena has a background in Biology and a master's degree in Ecology. She is currently a PhD student in Ecology as well (UFRN). Between her masters and the beginning of her PhD she worked for the Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve (Amazon) evaluating and supporting the fisheries management group. Her current research approaches the strategies of exploitation and commerce of octopus on the coast of Rio Grande do Norte (municipality of Rio do Fogo). She is mostly interested in studying fishing resources and human ecology.


e-mail: lorenacandice@gmail.com


 


Monalisa Rodrigues
 
Monalisa got her bachelor and masters´ degree at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, where she is currently a PhD candidate. Her research approaches the management potential of coastal fishing villages, through analyses of their socio-ecological vulnerability and conflict over the use of ecosystem services. she is interested in Human Ecology, conservation and management of fishing resources, sustainability of human communities, co-management and spatial resilience. 


e-mail: moninharodrigues@yahoo.com.br 




Maria Clara Bezerra

Clara has a background in Biology, from the University of Pernambuco, a master's degree from the Rural Federal University of Pernambuco. She is currently a PhD student in Ecology at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN). Her thesis is about understanding resource use by small communities and its implications for conservation. Specifically, she is trying to understand such issues using the lens of socio-ecological resilience and co-management to see how well communities living in the Brazilian semi-arid would respond to the establishment of parks.




Carolina Freitas

Carolina has a background in Biology and a master's degree in Ecology at the National Institute of Amazon Researches (INPA). She is currently a PhD student in Ecology at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN). Her thesis is about fisheries co-management in the Amazon region, joining ecological, social and economic aspects.


e-mail: carol.tavares.freitas@gmail.com







Júlia Tovar Verba
 
Júlia has a degree in Biology and a master´s degree in Ecology at the National Institute of Amazon Research, where she studied fish paternity. She is currently a PhD student at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte. In her thesis she will integrate fishers´ knowledge and scientific occurrence data to build distribution and abundance models for four marine fishes of economic interest for Brazil.



e-mail: juliatovarv@gmail.com


 


Ludmila Damasio


Ludmila has a undergrad in Biological Sciences and a Master degree in Development and Environment. During two years, after the undergrad, works in a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) specialized in research and protection of sea turtles (TAMAR Project), with environmental education and writing reports. Currently she is an analyst at Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Program and she is a PhD student in the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte. Ludmila is interested in human ecology, fisher's ecological knowledge, management and sustainable fisheries. 

e-mail: ludmila.damasio@hotmail.com

 

 

 

 

Supervisor: Adriana R. Carvalho

 

Ana Helena Bevilacqua

Ana has a degree in Biology and a Master´s in Biology of Freshwater and Inshore Fisheries from the National Institute of Amazon Researches (INPA). She is a PhD candidate in the Ecology Program at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte. She spent one year at the University of British Columbia- UBC, Canada (as part of a sandwich PhD and is back now to her research on fisheries economics, trophic modeling and ecological-economic indicators in coastal areas.


e-mail: anahelena.bevilacqua@gmail.com




Natália Roos

Natalia got her bachelor and masters´ degree in Ecology at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (both supervised by Adriana Carvalho). Currently she is a PhD student in Ecology and her research focuses on a vulnerable endemic parrotfish, Scarus trispinosus, aiming establish population parameters to model the extinction risk of the species, predict migration among habitats, reproduction habitats and establish connectivity among essential fish habitats through otolith microchemistry. 

e-mail: nataliaroos@gmail.com







Adriana Pelegrini Manhães

 
Adriana got her bachelor in Forest Engineering at Rural Federal University Rural of Rio de Janeiro, master degree Tropical Forest Sciences at National Institute of Amazon Researches (INPA) in Manaus and PhD at Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, supervised by Adriana Carvalho. Currently she is a postdoctoral fellow interested in landscape conservation and ecology. Her research is focused on the relationship between ecosystem services and biodiversity on a local and landscape scales. She is also interested on how land use affects plant biodiversity and services provision as well as their economic values. Nádia Selene ZamboniNádia concluded her bachelor in Biology at National University of Cordoba, Argentine, got her master degree in Environment and Human Health at Federal University of Pernambuco and is currently a PhD candidate in the Ecology Program at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte. Her PhD focuses on the economic valuation of ecosystem services of coastal zones under different degrees of environmental vulnerability and how climate change would affect the more sensitive environments as well as local dwellers, by changing economic provision through ecosystem services changing/decreasing.       Clarice de Andrade Cordeiro da Silva Clarice has a background in Ecology at Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, where she is currently a master degree student in Ecology. She is interested in the global economic value of inland and marine fisheries and mapping the distribution of economic benefits of freshwater and marine fish resources.
Geovanine Araújo Alves
Geovaninne has a background in Biology at Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte and she is pursuing master degree in Development and Environment. Her goal is to designing integrated bioeconomic model and fisheries value chain to understand how market demand and economic incentives influences the harvest upon vulnerable coral reef species.    Ludmila Tozetti


Ludmila is an undergraduate student in Ecology at federal University of Rio Grande does Norte. Her work into the Sustainable Use Reserva Ponta do Tubarão is focused in the economic use value of mangroves and how its ecosystem services provide food security  to the inland population living in the semiarid portion of the reserve. 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 





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