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External researcher at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Judith Westveer

Scientific Journalist

ACEER Member since:  2021

Professional Affiliation: External researcher at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

"It is my goal to share personal Amazonian field experiences, highlight people's connection to nature and expose current ecological trends and changes in the rainforest, through ACEER's platform"


Biography:

I am a creative academic who likes to tell stories about nature, and the Amazon rainforest is my biggest source of inspiration. After finishing a PhD in Conservation Ecology, during which I studied ways to protect and restore wetlands, I worked for several Peruvian environmental NGO's. Currently, I'm focused on creating awareness on the importance of nature.


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March 22, 2022
The first time I visited Madre de Dios, Peru, was in 2010. I took a boat up the Tambopata River, and...