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Marcelo Oliveira

Especialista de Conservação | Senior Programme Officer - WWF-Brasil

Marcelo Oliveira has 20 years of experience in wildlife management and conservation, sustainable development, protected areas, and field research. Since 2010 he has worked in the Amazon programe for WWF-Brazil and throughout the last six years has been dedicated to lead the institutional strategy aiming at tackling the impacts from illegal goldmining in the Amazon. He is a biology graduate with a Master's degree in conservation leadership from the University of Cambridge.

Is there hope for reducing the impacts of illegal gold mining in the Amazon?

This session will examine the environmental, social, and health impacts of small- and medium-scale illegal gold mining on Amazonian traditional communities. Based on the most credible science available the lecturer will bring insights on how to influence decision-makers to act, and the role of the private sector towards transformations.

Is there time for avoiding the Amazon tipping point transgression?

NOVEMBER 12-13, 2021 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
TONS OF INFORMATIVE CONTENT
JUST A LITTLE SAFER

VIRTUAL RESPONSIBLE GEM BOUTIQUE ON NOVEMBER 11