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Curriculum vitae

Dr. Álvaro Fernández-Llamazares is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS). His research areas are ethnoecology and biocultural diversity, focusing mainly on the study of Indigenous and Local Knowledge. He has conducted more than 28 months of ethnographic fieldwork amongst Indigenous Peoples and local communities across much of the Global South, working in countries such as Bolivia, Costa Rica, Kenya and Madagascar. He has co-authored more than 50 scientific publications, as well as several policy briefs and dissemination materials. He also serves as an expert at the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). Thus far in his research career, he has received several awards, including Olli's Prize 2014 from the University of Helsinki and the Catalan Research Prize on Environmental Sciences (year 2015).

Education information

Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Technology (Cum Laude and Extraordinary Prize), Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain (2015) 

M.Sc. in Environmental Studies (High Honours), Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain (2012)

B.Sc. in Environmental Sciences (Extraordinary Prize), Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain (2011)


Fields of Science

  • 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
  • ethnoecology
  • biocultural conservation
  • conservation
  • Local Knowledge
  • indigenous peoples
  • 1172 Environmental sciences
  • Local Knowledge
  • indigenous peoples
  • ethnoecology

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications

A State‐of‐the‐Art Review of Indigenous Peoples and Environmental Pollution

Fernandez-Llamazares Onrubia, A., Garteizgogeascoa, M., Basu, N., Brondizio, E. S., Cabeza, M., Martínez-Alier, J., McElwee, P. & Reyes-Garcia, V., May 2020, In : Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. 16, 3, p. 324-341

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Game masters and Amazonian Indigenous views on sustainability

Fernández-Llamazares Onrubia, Á. & Virtanen, P. K., Feb 2020, In : Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 43, p. 21–27 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Historical shifts in local attitudes towards wildlife by Maasai pastoralists of the Amboseli Ecosystem (Kenya): insights from three conservation psychology theories

Fernández-Llamazares, Á., Western, D., Galvin, K. A., McElwee, P. & Cabeza, M., Feb 2020, In : Journal for Nature Conservation. 53, 11 p., 125763.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Importance of Indigenous Peoples' lands for the conservation of Intact Forest Landscapes

Fa, J. E., Watson, J. E. M., Leiper, I., Potapov, P., Evans, T. D., Burgess, N. D., Molnar, Z., Fernandez-Llamazares, A., Duncan, T., Wang, S., Austin, B. J., Jonas, H., Robinson, C. J., Malmer, P., Zander, K. K., Jackson, M., Ellis, E., Brondizio, E. S. & Garnett, S. T., Apr 2020, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 18, 3, p. 135-140 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Indigenous song keepers reveal traditional ecological knowledge in music

Lepofsky, D., Fernandez-Llamazares Onrubia, A. & Recalma-Clutesi, K., 2 Jan 2020, In : The Conversation : Academic rigour, journalistic flair.

Research output: Contribution to journalOther articlesGeneral public

Open Access

Projects

Activities

University of Cambridge

Alvaro Fernandez-Llamazares Onrubia (Visiting researcher)
1 Mar 201830 Apr 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Ambio (Journal)

Alvaro Fernandez-Llamazares Onrubia (Reviewer)
Feb 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Journal of Ethnobiology (Journal)

Alvaro Fernandez-Llamazares Onrubia (Reviewer)
Jun 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Polar Geography (Journal)

Alvaro Fernandez-Llamazares Onrubia (Reviewer)
Jun 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Journal of Ethnobiology (Journal)

Alvaro Fernandez-Llamazares Onrubia (Reviewer)
Jul 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Press / Media