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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

Álvaro Fernández-Llamazares (PhD in Environmental Sciences, Autonomous University of Barcelona, 2015) is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS) of the University of Helsinki. His research areas are ethnoecology and biocultural diversity, focusing mainly on the study of Indigenous and Local Knowledge. He has conducted more than 27 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 40 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)


Keywords

  • 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 2012 2019

A pivotal year for Bolivian conservation policy

Romero-Munoz, A., Fernandez-Llamazares, A., Moraes, M. R., Larrea-Alcazar, D. M. & Wordley, C. F. R., Jun 2019, In : Nature Ecology & Evolution. 3, 6, p. 866-869 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialScientificpeer-review

A Road to Conflict: Stakeholder’s and Social Network Analysis of the Media Portrayals of a Social-Environmental Conflict in Bolivia

Reyes-García, V., Andrés-Conejero, O., Fernandez-Llamazares Onrubia, A., Diaz-Reviriego, I. & Molina, J. L., Jan 2019, In : Society and Natural Resources. 32, 4, p. 452-472 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Dietary transitions among three contemporary hunter-gatherers across the tropics

Reyes-Garcia, V., Powell, B., Diaz-Reviriego, I., Fernandez-Llamazares, A., Gallois, S. & Gueze, M., Feb 2019, In : Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food. 11, 1, p. 109-122 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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The contributions of Indigenous Peoples and local communities to ecological restoration

Reyes-García, V., Fernandez-Llamazares, A., McElwee, P., Molnar, Z., Öllerer, K., Wilson, S. J. & Brondizio, E. S., Jan 2019, In : Restoration Ecology. 27, 1, p. 3-8 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Are sacred caves still safe havens for the endemic bats of Madagascar?

Fernandez-Llamazares, A., Lopez-Baucells, A., Rocha, R., Andriamitandrina, S. F. M., Andriatafika, Z. E., Burgas, D., Temba, E. M., Torrent, L. & Cabeza, M., Apr 2018, In : Oryx. 52, 2, p. 271-275 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Projects 2011 2020

Activities 2011 2018

Ecology and Society (Journal)

Alvaro Fernandez-Llamazares Onrubia (Reviewer)
Aug 2018

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

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

University of Cambridge

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

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Journal of Ethnobiology (Journal)

Alvaro Fernandez-Llamazares Onrubia (Reviewer)
Jul 2018

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

Press / Media