André Tavares

Graduate in Biological Science (UNESP), Master in Entomology (UFLA) and PhD student in Entomology (UFLA). I am interested in evaluate the contribution of forest cover and landscape heterogeneity in ecosystem services provided by dung beetles in pastures and attribute economic value these services.


Economic value of ecosystem services provided by dung beetle in brazilian pastures. Advised by Julio Louzada (UFLA) and Milton Ribeiro (UNESP). Collaboration with Elizabeth Nichols (Swarthmore College, USA).
This is part of the international project between FAPESP and AKA/Finland "New sampling methods and statistical tools for biodiversity research: integrating animal movement ecology with population and community ecology."

Grants and Funding:

I am granted by CAPES (PhD) and part of my study is funded by FAPESP (process 2013/50421-2).

E-mail: andtavares.bio@gmail.com