RAS in the media / RAS na mídia

10th October 2016

Teotônio de Carvalho's PhD thesis received an award for best 2016 CAPES student PhD thesis in Agricultural Sciences. Teotonio was a RAS student based at the Universidade Federal de Lavras.

29th June 2016 


A flagship RAS paper on the impacts of forest degradation on biodiversity published in the journal Nature received worldwide press coverage. This includes articles by the BBCEl País and the Washington Post.

16th March 2016

Cecilia Gontijo Leal wins the Brazilian Zoological Society’s 2015 prize for the best PhD thesis in Biological Conservation. See media coverage here and here, you can download here thesis here.

1st February 2016


O Globo covers RAS work on biodiversity and wildfires

16th December 2015


A landmark RAS symposium was held at the Santuário das Caracas, Minas Gerais.

22nd August 2015


RAS team members participate in live TV debate for TV Cultura on local extinctions of birds in north-east Brazil. See also coverage at G1 and Portal Amazonia.  

4th May 2015


TV coverage on RAS data dissemination in Santarém

4th December 2014

RAS members debate the future of Brazilian Environmental Leadership in the Senado Federal