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Alpina Begossi

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Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Reitoria. Núcleo de Estudos e Pesquisas em Alimentação (NEPA)  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Alpina Begossi:
- Considered by the ranking (PLOS Biology) one of 100 thousands most influential scientists in the world and one of the 600 in Brazil:
- PhD in Ecology - UNIV CALIFORNIA DAVIS in 1989. Conducted postdoctoral research [FAPESP] in Ethnobotanica, in July 1995 with RE Schultes (Harvard, Ethnobotany / Herbaria) [Fapesp / see 1996, Economic Botany) and in Ecological Economics, 2010 [CNPq] with P. May (CPDA, UFRRJ) [see 2011, Ecological Economics], having been Executive Director of the Fisheries and Food Institute ( from 2006 to 2014 and President of SOCIETY FOR HUMAN ECOLOGY, USA, in 2006-2007. Co-founder of FIFO in 2006 (Fisheries and Food Institute) and Capesca(2006, Preac/UNICAMP). She published 126 articles in specialized journals, 22 studies in annals of events, 30 book chapters and 10 books. She participated in about 80 events, most of them abroad, having been "Keynote Speaker" in in 2009, at Mare-Univ Amsterdam, and at the University of Greenwich, London, in 2011. She supervised 50 students (master's, doctorate, initiation and others). She coordinated 25 research projects. She conducts research in the area of ​​Ecology, with an emphasis on Human Ecology, Fisheries and Fishermen's Ecology. In his Lattes curriculum, the most frequent terms in the context of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural production are: Human Ecology, Fishing, Ecology, Diet, Ethnobotany, Diet, Ethnoichthyology, Food Taboos, Foraging and Folk Medicine. She participates in the Editorial Committee of Ambio and Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicime, among others. The book Current Trends in Human Ecology (Lopes and Begossi, Eds, Cambridge Scholars Publishing) was awarded in 2011 with the Book Award "Gerald Young", SHE). In his scholar google profile there are 8925 citations, index h = 53, index i10 = 129; in Scopus, 3042 citations, Hindex = 32,, 2505 Hindex citations = 30 [02/22/2021).
- Currently, Researcher at Capesca/ NEPA / UNICAMP, Professor at PG of Unisanta, Executive Director of the Fisheries and Food Institute (FIFO, She collaborates in research with the Belarus Academy of Sciences, University of Dubrovnik, Croatia and in the Tradition Project (A. Colonese, Uni. Barcelona). (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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LOPES, PRISCILA F. M.; SILVANO, RENATO A. M.; NORA, VINICIUS A.; BEGOSSI, ALPINA. Transboundary Socio-Ecological Effects of a Marine Protected Area in the Southwest Atlantic. AMBIO, v. 42, n. 8, SI, p. 963-974, . Web of Science Citations: 7. (09/11154-3, 12/16722-2)

PRISCILA FABIANA MACEDO LOPES; ALPINA BEGOSSI. Temporal changes in caiçara artisanal fishing and alternatives for management: a case study on the southeastern Brazilian coast. Biota Neotropica, v. 8, n. 2, p. 53-62, . (01/05263-2)

BEGOSSI, ALPINA. The ethnoecology of Caicara metapopulations (Atlantic Forest, Brazil): ecological concepts and questions. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, v. 2, . Web of Science Citations: 18. (01/05263-2)

RAMIRES, MILENA; CLAUZET, MARIANA; BARRELLA, WALTER; ROTUNDO, MATHEUS M.; SILVANO, RENATO A. M.; BEGOSSI, ALPINA. Fishers' knowledge about fish trophic interactions in the southeastern Brazilian coast. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, v. 11, . Web of Science Citations: 8. (01/05263-2, 04/02183-6, 12/16722-2)

BEGOSSI, ALPINA; SALIVONCHYK, SVETLANA; HALLWASS, GUSTAVO; HANAZAKI, NATALIA; LOPES, PRISCILA F. M.; SILVANO, RENATO A. M.. Threatened fish and fishers along the Brazilian Atlantic Forest Coast. AMBIO, v. 46, n. 8, p. 907-914, . Web of Science Citations: 5. (14/24994-8)

BEGOSSI, ALPINA; SALYVONCHYK, SVETLANA; GLAMUZINA, BRANKO; DE SOUZA, SHIRLEY PACHECO; LOPES, PRISCILA F. M.; PRIOLLI, REGINA H. G.; DO PRADO, DJALMA OSMANIR; RAMIRES, MILENA; CLAUZET, MARIANA; ZAPELINI, CLEVERSON; et al. Fishers and groupers (Epinephelus marginatus and E. morio) in the coast of Brazil: integrating information for conservation. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, v. 15, n. 1, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (14/16939-7)

HUNTINGTON, HENRY P.; BEGOSSI, ALPINA; GEARHEARD, SHARI FOX; KERSEY, BETH; LORING, PHILIP A.; MUSTONEN, TERO; PAUDEL, PRAKASH K.; SILVANO, RENATO A. M.; VAVE, RON. How small communities respond to environmental change: patterns from tropical to polar ecosystems. Ecology and Society, v. 22, n. 3, . Web of Science Citations: 8. (09/11154-3)

HALLWASS, GUSTAVO; SILVANO, RENATO A. M.. Patterns of selectiveness in the Amazonian freshwater fisheries: implications for management. JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT, v. 59, n. 9, p. 1537-1559, . Web of Science Citations: 6. (12/16722-2)

BEGOSSI, ALPINA; SILVANO, RENATO A. M.. Ecology and ethnoecology of dusky grouper [garoupa, Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe, 1834)] along the coast of Brazil. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, v. 4, . Web of Science Citations: 26. (01/05263-2)

SOUZA, SHIRLEY P.; BEGOSSI, ALPINA. Whales, dolphins or fishes? The ethnotaxonomy of cetaceans in Sao Sebastiao, Brazil. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, v. 3, . Web of Science Citations: 22. (01/05263-2)

BEGOSSI, A.. Mapping spots: fishing areas or territories among islanders of the Atlantic Forest (Brazil). Regional Environmental Change, v. 2, n. 1, p. 1-12, . Web of Science Citations: 30. (97/14514-1)

SILVANO‚ R. A. M.; BEGOSSI‚ A.. Local knowledge on a cosmopolitan fish: ethnoecology of Pomatomus saltatrix (Pomatomidae) in Brazil and Australia. Fisheries Research, v. 71, n. 1, p. 43-59, .

MATIAS SILVANO, RENATO AZEVEDO; BEGOSSI, ALPINA. What can be learned from fishers? An integrated survey of fishers' local ecological knowledge and bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) biology on the Brazilian coast. Hydrobiologia, v. 637, n. 1, p. 3-18, . Web of Science Citations: 37.

SILVANO‚ R.A.M.; UDVARDY‚ S.; CERONI‚ M.; FARLEY‚ J.. An ecological integrity assessment of a Brazilian Atlantic Forest watershed based on surveys of stream health and local farmers’ perceptions: implications for management. ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS, v. 53, n. 3, p. 369-385, .


BEGOSSI, ALPINA; SALIVONCHYK, SVETLANA V.; ARAUJO, LUCIANA G.; ANDREOLI, TAINA B.; CLAUZET, MARIANA; MARTINELLI, CLAUDIA M.; FERREIRA, ALLAN G. L.; OLIVEIRA, LUIZ E. C.; SILVANO, RENATO A. M.. Ethnobiology of snappers (Lutjanidae): target species and suggestions for management. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, v. 7, . Web of Science Citations: 16.

PERONI, NIVALDO; HANAZAKI, NATALIA; BEGOSSI, ALPINA; ZUCHIWSCHI, ELAINE; LACERDA, VICTORIA DUARTE; MIRANDA, TATIANA MOTA. Homegardens in a micro-regional scale: contributions to agrobiodiversity conservation in an urban-rural context. ETHNOBIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION, v. 5, . Web of Science Citations: 6. (01/05263-2, 03/13688-9)

KEPPELER, FRIEDRICH WOLFGANG; DE SOUZA, ANGELA CASTRO; HALLWASS, GUSTAVO; BEGOSSI, ALPINA; DE ALMEIDA, MORGANA CARVALHO; ISAAC, VICTORIA JUDITH; MATIAS SILVANO, RENATO AZEVEDO. Ecological influences of human population size and distance to urban centres on fish communities in tropical lakes. AQUATIC CONSERVATION-MARINE AND FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS, v. 28, n. 5, p. 1030-1043, . Web of Science Citations: 1.

BEGOSSI, ALPINA. Temporal stability in fishing spots: conservation and co-management in brazilian artisanal coastal fisheries. Ecology and Society, v. 11, n. 1, p. 0-0, . (01/05263-2)

PERONI‚ N.; HANAZAKI‚ N.. Current and lost diversity of cultivated varieties‚ especially cassava‚ under swidden cultivation systems in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. AGRICULTURE ECOSYSTEMS & ENVIRONMENT, v. 92, n. 2, p. 171-183, . (97/14514-1)

BEGOSSI‚ A.. O cerco flutuante e os caiçaras do litoral norte de São Paulo‚ com ênfase à pesca de trindade‚ RJ. Interciencia, v. 36, n. 11, p. 803-807, . (01/05263-2)

SILVANO, RENATO A. M.; HALLWASS, GUSTAVO; LOPES, PRISCILA F.; RIBEIRO, ARIANE R.; LIMA, RENATA P.; HASENACK, HEINRICH; JURAS, ANASTACIO A.; BEGOSSI, ALPINA. Co-management and Spatial Features Contribute to Secure Fish Abundance and Fishing Yields in Tropical Floodplain Lakes. ECOSYSTEMS, v. 17, n. 2, p. 271-285, . Web of Science Citations: 12. (12/16722-2)

BEGOSSI, ALPINA; SALIVONCHYK, SVETLANA; LOPES, PRISCILA F. M.; SILVANO, RENATO A. M.. Fishers' knowledge on the coast of Brazil. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, v. 12, . Web of Science Citations: 4. (14/16939-7, 14/24994-8)

HANAZAKI, NATALIA; ALVES, ROMULO R. N.; BEGOSSI, ALPINA. Hunting and use of terrestrial fauna used by Caicaras from the Atlantic Forest coast (Brazil). Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, v. 5, . Web of Science Citations: 28. (97/14514-1)

EMPERAIRE‚ L.; PERONI‚ N.. Traditional management of agrobiodiversity in Brazil: a case study of manioc. Human Ecology, v. 35, n. 6, p. 761-768, . (97/14514-1, 01/05263-2, 03/13688-9)

PRIOLLI, REGINA H. G.; BAJAY, MIKLOS M.; SILVANO, RENATO A. M.; BEGOSSI, ALPINA. Population genetic structure of an estuarine and a reef fish species exploited by Brazilian artisanal fishing. Scientia Marina, v. 80, n. 4, p. 467-477, . Web of Science Citations: 1. (09/11154-3, 08/56249-9)

SILVANO, RENATO A. M.; NORA, VINICIUS; ANDREOLI, TAINA B.; LOPES, PRISCILA F. M.; BEGOSSI, ALPINA. The `ghost of past fishing': Small-scale fisheries and conservation of threatened groupers in subtropical islands. MARINE POLICY, v. 75, p. 125-132, . Web of Science Citations: 2. (11/14701-5, 09/11154-3, 12/16722-2)

BEGOSSI, ALPINA. The river and the sea: fieldwork in human ecology and ethnobiology. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, v. 10, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (09/11154-3)

LIMA, EVELYN G.; BEGOSSI, ALPINA; HALLWASS, GUSTAVO; SILVANO, RENATO A. M.. Fishers' knowledge indicates short-term temporal changes in the amount and composition of catches in the southwestern Atlantic. MARINE POLICY, v. 71, p. 111-120, . Web of Science Citations: 2. (12/16722-2, 09/11154-3)


Academic Publications

(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)

GIANELI, Arlaine dos Santos Francisco. Etnoictiologia de pescadores da praia do Perequê (Guarujá, São Paulo).  84 f. Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Instituto de Biologia.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).  Campinas.  (04/11977-6

MEDEIROS, Rodrigo Pereira. Estrategias de pesca e usos dos recursos em uma comunidade de pescadores artesanais da Praia do Pantano do Sul (Florianopolis, Santa Catarina). Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Instituto de Biologia.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas.  (98/07564-5

SILVANO, Renato Azevedo Matias. Etnoecologia e historia natural de peixes no atlantico (Ilha dos Buzios, Brasil) e pacifico (Moreton Bay, Australia). Tese (Doutorado) -  Instituto de Biologia.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas.  (97/04446-9

SOUZA, Milena Ramires de. Etnoictiologia, dieta e tabus alimentares dos pescadores artesanais de Ilhabela/SP.  161 f. Tese (Doutorado) -  Instituto de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).  Campinas.  (04/02183-6

LOPES, Priscila Fabiana Macedo. Modelos ecológicos e processos de decisão entre pescadores artesanais do Guarujá, SP.  108 f. Tese (Doutorado) -  Instituto de Biologia.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).  Campinas.  (04/07073-4

HANAZAKI, Natalia. Ecologia de caiçaras : uso de recursos e dieta. Tese (Doutorado) -  Instituto de Biologia.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas.  (97/03668-8

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