Management, Conservation, and Promotion of Protected Areas - Ibero-Brazilian Dialogues

In this ebook, the authors analyze the strategies and identify strengths, opportunities, weaknesses, and threats of protected areas in Portugal, Brazil, and Spain.

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Original title: Gestão, Conservação e Promoção de Áreas Protegidas – Diálogos Ibero-Brasileiros

Language: Portuguese; Spanish

Coordination: Ricardo Nogueira Martins, Suzanne Marcuzzo

Editor: Landscape Laboratory


The ebook includes texts by specialists, from several universities and institutes such as Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas and Observatori del Paisatge de Catalunya, from Spain, Landscape Laboratory, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, the University of Minho from Portugal, and by the Federal University of Santa Maria, from Brazil. 

Ricardo Nogueira Martins

Executive Director, Local Protected Landscape of Sousa Superior

Ricardo Nogueira Martins was born in Luzern, Switzerland (1990) and lives in Braga, Portugal. He holds a BSc in Geography and Planning, an MSc in Geography - Planning and Territory Management, and a PgDip in EU policies and Territorial Cooperation from the University of Minho. During his academic career, he studied at the University of the Balearic Islands, Spain, and worked as a research fellow. He worked in Portugal as an environmental consultant within the scope of Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Monitoring reports. Between 2014 and 2021, in Guimarães, as a geography researcher at the Landscape Laboratory, he carried out projects about landscape studies, environmental studies, natural values, and protected areas, and territorial planning policies, rural development as well coordination of some environmental education initiatives. Since 2021, he is the Executive Director of the Local Protected Landscape of Sousa Superior. He strongly trusts Environmental Diplomacy.
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