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Dr Giovanni Amori, Red List Authority

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in Member profiles | Comments Off on Dr Giovanni Amori, Red List Authority

Dr Giovanni Amori, Red List Authority

Giovanni Amori is Senior Researcher of CNR (National Research Council) and the Red List Authority Focal Point of the IUCN SSC SMSG. He was previously Chair of the IUCN SSC “Rodent Specialist Group” (1994-2006) and from 2006-2011 the Red List Authority of Small Non-Volant Mammals. He has been President of Nature Conservation Commission of CNR (1994-2000), President of the Italian Mammal Society (1996-1998) and member of the Italian Scientific Authority of CITES  (2000-2006 and 2010-2012). The main research interest of Dr Amori concerns the conservation of small mammals, with special...

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Dr Kristofer M. Helgen, Taxonomy Coordinator

Posted by on Oct 31, 2012 in Member profiles | Comments Off on Dr Kristofer M. Helgen, Taxonomy Coordinator

Kristofer M. Helgen is Research Scientist and Curator of Mammals at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Adelaide in Australia, studying the evolution of mammals in New Guinea. His work focuses especially on biological expeditions in the tropics and historical research in museum collections to document mammalian biodiversity and to study environmental change. He has worked as a zoologist in 50 countries and described many new species of living mammals, including the Blue-Eyed Spotted Cuscus, the Greater...

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