When: May 8th, 2020, 2 pm (EST)
Language: Portuguese and English
Alice Lima, is a Biologist, Master in Fishing Sciences in the Tropics and Ph.D. in Regional Development and Environment. She is currently a collaborating researcher at the Federal University of Rondônia, the Federal University of Pará and the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, with research in the areas of fishing ecology, ecosystem modeling, in the themes: impacts of hydroelectric dams, artisanal fishing, economy and productive chain.
Caroline Arantes, is a Oceanographer, Master in Applied Zoology and Ph.D. in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciencies (Texas A&M University). She has experience in fish ecology and biology and fisheries and ecosystem ecology, as well as shared management and management of fishing resources. She is currently a associate researcher at Michigan State University (MSU) with research on the impacts of hydropower on fish and fisheries.
May Lehmensiek, is a Ph.D. candidate in Interdisciplinary Ecology and a Water Institute Graduate Fellow at the University of Florida. After having worked as an environmental scientist in Florida for 10 years, she returned to UF to pursue a doctoral degree. Her dissertation research is about commercial fishers who are displaced out of their occupations. She conducted field studies in Florida and Brazil. May is fascinated by humans and their behavior.
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