WHO AM I ?
I am a Brazilian biodiversity scientist and nature photographer with a passion for wild life and wild places.
Through my photography, publications and public speaking, I hope to inspire people to think more carefully about biological conservation and the preservation of our planet.
2021 Winner of Maxwell/Hanrahan Awards in Field Biology
2019 Future Leader in Amphibian Conservation Award
Amphibian Survival Alliance
Rodolpho Von Inhering Award.
Best PhD Thesis in Zoology 2014-2015
Sociedade Brasileira de Zoologia
National Geographic Explorer (2016-present)
American Museum of Natural History (New York, NY)
California State Polytechnic University (Arcata, CA)
Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi (Brazil)
Director of Strategic Planning
Instituto Boitatá (NGO, Conservation)