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Thiago do Val Simardi Beraldo Souza

Thiago do Val Simardi Beraldo Souza

Environmental Analyst

Specialist in
Protected Areas Management Tourism in Protected Areas ecosystem services Economic Impacts fo Tourism

About me

Thiago Beraldo Souza works for the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio), a government agency responsible for the federal protected areas of Brazil since 2002. He was the manager of Pacaas National Park and now is working in the Division of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism at the Central Office . He earned a PhD in Interdisciplinary Ecology with a focus on Tourism and Recreation Management at the University of Florida, USA in 2016. His objective is to understand the relationships between supply, demand and economic benefits of recreation in protected areas.