Sebastián Heilpern



Sebastián Heilpern

Ecological and sustainable scientist focused on understanding the causes and consequences of biodiversity change, particularly associated with freshwater ecosystems, fisheries, and food security. In the Amazon, people depend on fishing as their main source of essential nutrients (namely, Proteins, fatty acids and iron), but fish biodiversity is also threatened by overexploitation, the development of dams and climate change. Through his research, he is exploring the implications of biodiversity change for fisheries and their ability to maintain food security for people.

Category: People
Headquarters Country: USA


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