Fiorella A. Briceño Huerta
EMERGING ACEER CONSERVATION FELLOW
Fiorella is a Peruvian biologist who is passionate about biodiversity conservation, community-based conservation work, and photography. After finishing her undergraduate studies in Peru in 2010 Fiorella has been working in different conservation projects throughout the Amazon. Projects like behavioral studies of critically endangered species, environmental education in local communities, providing support for local conservation initiatives and the creation of protected areas. Fiorella is currently a PhD candidate at George Mason University, her research focuses on better understanding the levels and drivers of wild meat consumption in the city of Iquitos, Loreto. Her study also assesses the sustainability of hunting by a community in the Peru-Brazil border.
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