Line of Research: Socioecological Systems
Bernardo Strassburg is an economist with a master’s degree in environmental planning from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and a PhD in Environmental Sciences from the University of East Anglia (United Kingdom). Bernardo is currently Professor at the Department of Geography and Environment at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Coordinator of the Center for Conservation Science and Sustainability Rio (CSRio/PUC-RJ) and founder and executive director of the Institute International for Sustainability (IIS). Researcher in the area of Sustainability Science, his research reconciles economic, ecological and spatial intelligence aspects in approaches to socioecological systems. It is dedicated to the transition to sustainability, especially in the challenges and synergies related to biodiversity conservation, climate change and socioeconomic sustainability. Bernardo supports public policies of local and national governments and multilateral organizations such as the United Nations Biodiversity and Climate Change Conventions and the World Bank, in addition to third sector organizations.
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