Fernando de Camargo Passos

Professor, Universidade Federal do Paraná

About Fernando de Camargo Passos

I am Full Professor and Curator of the Scientific Collection of Mastozoology (CCMz) of the Department of Zoology, at the Federal University of Paraná-UFPR, and coordinator of the Laboratory of Biodiversity, Conservation and Ecology of Wild Animals-LABCEAS/UFPR, since 1998. I have around 161 publications, including many scientific articles in journals, books and book chapters. I am a Biologist from the Federal University of São Carlos-USFCar (1987), I have a Master's degree in Ecology from the State University of Campinas-UNICAMP (1992), a PhD in Ecology and Natural Resources from UFSCAR (1997) and Post-doctorate from UNICAMP/FAPESP (1998 ). I am a member of the Brazilian Society of Primatology-SBPr, having been president of SBPr, in the 2009-2011 administration. I am also a member of the Brazilian Society of Zoology/SBZ and participating in the board of directors, in the 2000-2002, 2002-2004, 2004-2006, 2006-2008, 2008-2010 and 2010-2012 administrations. Furthermore, I am also a member of the Brazilian Society for the Study of Chiropterans-SBEQ and the Brazilian Society of Mastozoology-SBMz. I am currently a professor in the following Graduate Programs: PG Zoology (https://www.prppg.ufpr.br/site/ppgzoo/en/) and PG Ecology and Conservation (https://www.prppg.ufpr.br/site/ppgecologia/en/) at UFPR. I have experience and great interest in the areas of Zoology and Ecology, with an emphasis on Conservation of Animal Species, Biodiversity, Animal Behavior, Natural History, Ecology, Fauna Inventories and Monitoring. I have worked on research in the areas of Mastozoology and Primatology, especially with the following animal groups, bats, carnivores, primates, in the themes of biology, ecology and conservation, but also with other neotropical wildlife species, especially if they are endangered species.

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Monitoring and evaluation Project/programme management Research Species Management

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Replying to Lara Reden

Welcome to WildHub, Fernando!

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Replying to Thirza Loffeld

A warm welcome to WildHub, Fernando! Great to have you join us and thank you for sharing your background and interests with us. Are there any work challenges you are currently facing in your job that you could use the community's help with? 

Perhaps of interest to you could be our WildHub Community Advocate role here, which can be a great experience for networking as well as shaping and supporting the conversations in our global community. Let us know if you have any questions. 

Dear Thirza,
Thank you for the welcome to WildHub. My biggest challenge now is managing the large number of undergraduate and graduate students that I am supervising. Many of these students came after the COVID-19 pandemic after I offered a Fauna Management and Conservation course every semester, from 2020 to 2023. As a result, I am guiding more than 20 students, and this is certainly a big challenge. Thank you and I make myself available for discussions.

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