At the next CSRio Seminar, on 4th April, Thaís Kasecker, Superintendent of Climate Change at the State Secretariat for the Environment and Sustainability of Rio de Janeiro (SEAS), will present “Ecosystems-based actions and the transition to sustainability”, addressing how the use of biodiversity and ecosystems can reduce people’s vulnerability to climate change.
Thaís Kasecker is the Superintendent of Climate Change at the State Secretariat for Environment and Sustainability of Rio de Janeiro (SEAS), conducting adaptation and mitigation agendas in the State. She is a biologist, master and presently a doctoral student in Ecology from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, with research project on Sustainable Development and Adaptation to Climate Change based on Ecosystems. She developed her career with activities related to Biodiversity Conservation (monitoring of biodiversity, implementation of Protected Areas, Priority Areas, promotion of training and research) and also with research in Landscape Ecology (conservation and land use planning), Climate Change, Sustainability and Conservation to subsidize the construction of public policies. She has worked in Conservation International-Brazil for more than 10 years, where she worked as a researcher on these themes, project manager and fundraiser.
The event will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and will be followed by a Happy Hour.
Address: Auditorium Rio Data Center (RDC)
PUC-Rio. R. Marquês de São Vicente, 225 – Gávea
The meetings are open to the public, and the discussion followed by the presentation will be conducted in an open and participatory manner. A certificate will be issued to participants who request it.
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