Rechearcher at CIBIO – Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources
Pedro Beja. Deputy Director and Coordinator Researcher at CIBIO – Research Centre in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources, of the University of Porto (Portugal), and InBIO – Research Network in Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology (Associate Laboratory). Holder of the EDP Chair in Biodiversity (since 2012) and Principal Investigator of the research group ApplEcol – Applied Population and Community Ecology. Conservation biologist interested in the natural and anthropogenic drivers of biodiversity change in human-dominated landscapes, including agricultural, forest and freshwater social-ecological systems. Strongly interested in the actual application of conservation science, with practical experience involving a range of conservation projects, species reintroduction, creation of protected areas, land planning for biodiversity, impact assessment and mitigation, ecological assessment and monitoring, and corporate biodiversity. Author of >160 publications in international journals and edited books, and supervisor of > 20 PhD students. Further information available at https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Pedro_Beja.