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Dr Ricardo Rocha

Dr Ricardo Rocha

Conservation Evidence

Room 3.01 David Attenborough Building
Office Phone: 01223 (7)60832

Research Group

Conservation Science Group:
Conservation Evidence

Research Interests

My main area of interest regards the anthropogenic drivers of biodiversity loss, mainly in tropical forest ecosystems. My current research is related to the evaluation of how agriculture and habitat fragmentation impacts tropical forest communities and to the assessment of species persistence in humanized landscapes. My PhD thesis was dedicated to the effects tropical forest fragmentation on the spatio-temporal dynamics of bat communities and my fieldwork is carried out at the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project, Central Amazon, Brazil. I now work on the Conservation Evidence project, a global repository of evidence about the effects of conservation interventions (http://conservationevidence.com/).  

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