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Biosciences Institute, Universidade de São Paulo (IB-USP)

Luis Gustavo Arruda

Conservation Fellow

ACEER Member since:  2021

Professional Affiliation: Biosciences Institute, Universidade de São Paulo (IB-USP)

"In my point of view, conservation must be related to the concepts of interdependance and reciprocity, not only in the biosphere, but also in the whole etnosphere."


Luis Gustavo is a Brazilian PhD student in the Biosciences Institute at Universidade de Sao Paulo (IB-USP), focused on environmental education policies, particularly concerning the protected natural areas. He is one of the organizers of the E-book “Sustainabilities, public administration and school gardens: perspectives on the socioenvironmental crisis” (2020), member of the Technical Committee on Food Security of the Associação Paulista de Gestores Ambientais (APGAM), coordinator of the Commission on Activities’ Evaluation at the Brazilian Planetary Health Club and a Planetary Health Ambassador by the Studies Group in Planetary Health, based in the Advanced Studies Institute at Universidade de Sao Paulo (IEA-USP). He is also the Communication and Content Coordinator at the Extensão Natural online portal (, focused in disseminating scientific knowledge on environmental education policies.

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Luis Gustavo's Posts

February 27, 2023
In spite of Lula da Silva’s victory in the latest presidential rally, the last month of Bolsonaro's maladministration might impact Brazil...
June 23, 2021
Written by Luís Gustavo Arruda (@extensao.natural), with the collaboration of Brian Griffiths and Thiago Hermenegildo. Indigenous peoples’ resistance for their rights...