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Rafael Loyola is currently the Science Director of the Brazilian Foundation for Sustainable Development, where he manages projects and the team responsible for providing adequate support to decision-making and inter-sectoral environmental policymaking in Brazil. He is associate professor in the Department of Ecology at the Federal University of Goiás, Brazil, and member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. He is the author of more than 200 scientific publications, including 12 books, and Americas Editor for "Biological Conservation." He co-coordinates the Brazilian Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services - BPBES and member of the Brazilian Network of Experts in Nature Conservation and also from the Coalition for Science and Society. Rafael is a scientific advisor to numerous international and national journals and development agencies, and writes monthly to the ((o))eco (a Brazilian environmental newspaper). (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
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|Species extinction is accelerating at an unprecedented rate, warns IPBES report|
The Atlantic Rainforest is structurally discontinuous and its configuration influences the dynamics of populations inhabiting the remaining habitat patches, affecting organisms move through the matrix. We will create, based on this premises, models to test the hypothesis that kinds of matrix brings its own characteristics and that this set of characteristics can generate opportunities, ...
The global ecosystems have been under great pressure as a function to human activities, causing enormous loss of biodiversity and high rate of extinction, which makes Conservation Biology highly relevant to the maintenance of species and populations, as well the establishment and proper management of Conservation Units (Cus). Despite the importance, the CUs face several problems, among ...
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