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Dr Diogo Veríssimo

Dr Diogo Veríssimo

David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins University, USA
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Diogo Veríssimo works at the interface between social and natural sciences, with a focus on improving our ability to influence human behaviors that have an impact on biodiversity. His work has taken him beyond his native Portugal to Brazil, India, São Tomé and Príncipe, Costa Rica and Sri Lanka where he has worked on environmental education, social marketing, community-based conservation and natural resource management. Diogo has a degree in Environmental Biology from the University of Lisbon (Portugal) and a Masters in Conservation Biology and PhD in Biodiversity Management from the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE), University of Kent (UK). Diogo is currently a David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellow, working on the impact evaluation of behavior change interventions in countries such as Nepal, São Tomé and Príncipe, Vietnam and Tanzania. He is also the President of the Conservation Marketing Working Group of the Society for Conservation Biology.

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