Poster Session:

Block: Flora (6) “Cordillera costera ecuatoriana Chongon Colonche: Bosque de Garúa”. Presenter: Carmita Bonifaz Balseca. Authors: Bonifaz Balseca, Carmita (1). Institutions: (1) Universidad de Guayaquil, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales, Herbario GUAY. “Regional market analysis of Mauritia flexuosa (Aguaje) harvest in the peruvian amazon”. Presenter: Chelsie Romulo. Authors: Gilmore, M (1), Endress, B (2), Horn, C (3) and …

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Oral Session 2: Fauna I: Biodiversity and Conservation.

Oral Session 2 (October 17: 13:30 – 17:00): Fauna I: Biodiversity and Conservation. 13:30 – 13:35: Welcome. 13:35 – 13:55: “Integrative systematics reveal cryptic diversity in greenish direct-developing frogs in amazonia”. Speaker: H. Mauricio Ortega-Andrade. Authors: Ortega-Andrade, H. M. (1, 2), Rojas-Soto, O. R. (1), Valencia, J. (3), Espinosa de los Monteros, A. …

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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 …

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Oral Session 1: Plant ecology and biodiversity.

Oral Session 1 (October 17: 13:30 – 17:00): Plant ecology and biodiversity. 13:30 – 13:35: Welcome. 13:35 – 13:55: “The influence of altitude and topography on liana biomass in southern Ecuadorian tropical montane forests”. Speaker: Belen Fadrique. Authors: Fadrique, B (1). and Homeier, J.(2). Institutions: (1) Florida International University (2) University of Göttingen. 13:55 – …

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Oral Session 5: Fauna II: Biodiversity and Conservation.

Oral Session 5 (October 18: 13:30 – 17:00): Fauna II: Biodiversity and Conservation. 13:30 – 13:35: Welcome. 13:35 – 13:55: “The scales of conservation: lessons from macaw movements in southeastern Peru”. Speaker: Jorge León. Authors: Brightsmith, DJ (1,2), Boyd, JD (1,3), Jorge León (2). Institutions: (1) Schubot Exotic Bird Health Center at Texas A&M University, …

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Oral Session 3: Natural Resource Management and Biodiversity.

Oral Session 3 (October 18: 13:30 – 17:00): Natural Resource Management and Biodiversity. 13:30 – 13:35: Welcome. 13:35 – 13:55: “Participatory conservation in the western amazon: shifting priorities in natural resource management”. Speaker: *Sara Diamond. Institution: University of Texas. 13:55 – 14:15: “Bounded openness to natural information and its implications on the Nagoya …

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Oral Session 6: Climate Change and Biodiversity.

Oral Session 6 (October 18: 13:30 – 17:00): Climate Change and Biodiversity. 13:30 – 13:35: Welcome.  13:35 – 13:55: “Assessing mammal exposure to climate change in the brazilian amazon”. Speaker: Bruno R. Ribeyro. Authors: Ribeiro, B.R, De Marco, P, Loyola, R. Institution: Department of Ecology, Federal University of Goiás. CP 131, CEP 74001-970, Goiânia, …

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