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Research Team

For more information about the project and for updates, please contact:


Maria Pacha- Research Associate

Maria is a biologist from Argentina and she undertook her posgraduate studies in Lancaster University. Her interests are in biodiversity conservation integrating the natural and social aspects.

Tel: +44-(0)1524 593186


Rebecca Ellis- Principal Investigator

Rebecca is an anthropologist who have worked with indigenous people in Bolivia and is the RA in Amateurs as Experts project.


Claire Waterton- Principal Investigator

Claire is a Lecturer in Environment and Social Policy. Her background is in sociology and natural sciences.



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