Barbara Moraes

Bárbara Moraes recently completed her doctorate in Animal Biology at the Federal University of Pernambuco, where she studied the effect of climate change and natural landscapes on the distribution and genetic diversity of primates. Previously, she conducted research on the diet of and tool use by bearded capuchins as part of her Masters programme. She has also worked in a protected area and in a zoo in north-east Brazil, focusing on in situ and ex situ conservation, animal welfare and environmental education. Her current interests include landscape genetics, mammal ecology and habitat conservation.