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Robin Chazdon


Dr. Chazdon is an ecologist working on tropical forest ecology for more than 45 years. Recently retired from 28 years of teaching at the University of Connecticut, Dr. Chazdon served as the Executive Director of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) and Director of the NSF-funded Research Coordination Network PARTNERS (People and Reforestation in the Tropics). She is a Senior Research Associate with the International Institute of Sustainability (IIS Rio) in Brazil, Member of the International Institute for Sustainability Australia (IIS AU), Research Professor at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, and Senior Fellow with the World Resources Institute Global Restoration Initiative. Her work focuses on enhancing decision support tools, guidelines, and capacity for forest and landscape restoration and promoting natural regeneration in restoration planning. Dr. Chazdon is the author of several publications on the ecology, regeneration, restoration, and conservation of tropical forests, biodiversity conservation in agricultural landscapes.

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