Critical Habitats Task Force

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Director, Mauritius Oceanography Institute
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My marine research career started in the early 1990s at the Ministry of Fisheries. In 2001, I joined the Mauritius Oceanography Institute where I am currently the Director. My pre and post doctoral experience stem from participation in several local, regional and international projects in coral taxonomy, coral reef ecology, phylogenetics, phylogeography and population genetics.

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Divisional Scientific Officer, Albion Fisheries Research Center
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Program Director - Ecosystems and Biodiversity - Centro Terra Viva - Estudos e Advocacia Ambiental Maputo - Mozambique
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Marine Biologist with a wide range of interests and experience, which includes MPAs management and governance, marine recreational activities and their management (fishing, diving), marine turtle conservation, coral and reef fish monitoring and research.

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Environment and Social Engagement Consultant
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  • Widespread experience with numerous Environmental Impact Assessments and Feasibility Studies for a wide range of infrastructure projects over a period of 24 years and production of Management Plans
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Teacher - University of Toliara - Madagascar
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I am a Researcher - Teacher at the Institute of Fisheries and Marine Sciences at the University of Toliara Madagascar for 11 years and since I teach and I do my research especially on mangroves and seagrass.

Since his doctoral research between 2012 and 2016, Gildas has been working on coral farming and coral bio-ecology within the Polyaquaculture Research Unit (PRU) of the Fishery and Marine Science Institute of the University of Toliara, Madagascar.

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Chief Scientist
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I am a marine ecologist with bias towards conservation, rehabilitation and sustainable utilisation of mangrove resources. I have developed expertise in the field of ecological mangroves restoration, carbon financing, integrated coastal area management, climate change mitigation/adaptations, and integrated management of mangrove areas.

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Lecturer, University of Dar es Salaam, Department of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Technology
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Trained at BSc level as a general marine ecologist. At MSc level specialized as a seagrass ecologist, and at PhD level as a mangrove and fish ecologist.

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Associate Professor, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (Mozambique)
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Salomão Bandeira holds a PhD from Gothenburg University (Sweden), currently Associate Professor at UEM, Mozambique and was visiting to University of Cape Verde PhD program (2014-2017).

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