Oral Session 4: Biological Conservation, Education and Development.

Oral Session 4 (October 18: 13:30 - 17:00): Biological Conservation, Education and Development.

13:30 - 13:35: Welcome. Roxana Arauco (Moderadora): Research Coordinator. Cocha Cashu Biological Station. San Diego Zoo Global - Peru.

13:35 - 13:55: “Community initiatives for the conservation of critically endangered species”. Speaker: Ader Dávila Reátegui.

Authors: Dávila-Reátegui, A., Vermeer, J. and Bóveda-Penalba, A.J. Institution: Proyecto Mono Tocón. Perú.

13:55 - 14:15: “Key aspects for implementation REDD Projects in Perú”. Speaker: Bertha Alvarado. Institution: Servicio Nacional Forestal y de Fauna Silvestre-SERFOR.

14:15 - 14:35: “The Andean Cat route in Cusco region - Combining conservation, environmental education and economic development”. Speaker: Dina Farfan Flores. Institution: Asociación para la Conservación y Estudio de Montañas Andinas/Amazónicas (ACEMAA).

14:35 - 14:55: “The unique potential of Colonso-Chalupas Biological Reserve (Ecuador) for ecological research”. Speaker: Yntze van der HoekInstitution: Universidad Regional Amazonica IKIAM, Tena, Ecuador.

14:55 - 15:15: “Imaginaries, policies and inequalities in Manu National Park”. Speaker: Sandra Rodríguez Castañeda. Institution: The Group for the Analysis of Development. GRADE.

15:30-16.00: Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:20: “Latin American BiodiversCities (LABCities): a network for urban ecology". Speaker: M. Juliana Bedoya-Durán.

Authors: M. Juliana Bedoya-Durán (1,2,3), Farah Carrasco-Rueda (1,2,3), Angélica García-Villacorta (1,3),  Flavia Montaño-Centellas (2), Mariana Villegas-Bilbao (2). Institutions: (1) School of Natural Resources and the Environment, (2) Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, (3) Tropical Conservation and Development Program.

16:20 - 16:40: “ACEER: 23 years of education for conservation in the Peruvian Amazon”. Speaker: M. Carmen Chavez.

Authors: Chavez,C (1), Silva, L (2), Gonzales T. (3) & Bynum, N (4). Institutions: The ACEER Foundation.

16:40 - 17:00: Closing.

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