Cabot Seminar: A successful Brazilian experience in combining biodiversity research, personnel training, bioprospection and public-policy impact

21 March 2012, 12.00 PM - 21 March 2012, 12.00 PM

Seminar Room 1, Geographical Sciences, University Road, Bristol, BS8 1SS
Carlos Joly

Carlos Joly

An inspiring Cabot lecture by Professor Carlos Joly.  Carlos spoke about the BIOTA programme launched in March 1999.  The programme has registered over five million species (of which two million are geo-registered) in the Mata Atlantica area in Brazil.  This work has led to the creation of 19 legal instruments.

View the presentation from this event and learn more about his work. (PDF, 4,145kB)

Further information

Carlos founded the Virtual Institute of Biodiversity in the state of Sao Paolo, Brazil.  He is the Coordinator of the Brazilian Committee of RELAB/Latin American Network of Biological Science, and at the University UNICAMP he is the Head of the Plant Biology Department and member of Steering Committee of the PhD Programme in Environment and Society.  More information about Carlos



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