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Neil Burgess is the Head of Science at UNEP-WCMC and a Professor of Conservation Biology in the University of Copenhagen in Denmark.  He is working on the interface between science / policy and practice.  Partners include Universities, NGOs, UN Agencies, and governments in Europe and Africa.  His current research interests include protected areas and their effectiveness, social impacts and equity in conservation, wildlife trade analysis, biodiversity patterns and ecosystem service analysis and more.  All work is targeted at practical problems and policy and field level solutions.

Honorary Research Fellow
Head of Science at UNEP-WCMC,
Professor of Conservation Biology at the University of Copenhagen

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