Tuesday, December 17, 2013 | 16h00 | Auditorium, Campus de Vairão

CASUAL SEMINAR IN BIODIVERSITY AND EVOLUTION

 

 

Casual seminar on ecology and conservation of mammal species, by two guest speakers invited by the Conservation Genetics and Wildlife Management (CONGEN) Group.

 

16h00
THE CONSERVATION BIOLOGY OF THE ARCTIC FOX
Anders Angerbjörn, Department of Zoology, Stockholm University

 

Anders Angerbjörn is a Full Professor at Stockholm University, who has been working in carnivore ecology and leading the research on the arctic fox.
To find out more about Anders’ work, click here.

 

 

16h30
UMBRELLA SPECIES OR TROPHIC CASCADES? EXAMINING CO-EXISTENCE IN COMPETING CATS IN CENTRAL AMERICA THROUGH DENSITY AND OCCUPANCY ANALYSIS
Marcella Kelly, Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech University

 

Marcella Kelly is an Associate Professor at Virginia Tech University and her main research interests include ecology and population dynamics of mammal species, tropical ecology and conservation, and predator ecology and conservation.
To find out more about Marcella’s work, click here.

 

Image Credits: animalgalleries.org and Joel sartore