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Dr Lisette Cantu Salazar

Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)

Ecologist interested in conservation biogeography, spatial ecology and biodiversity monitoring, currently working as a Research & Technology Associate at ERIN/LIST (SUSTAIN RDI Unit).

Dr Cantu Salazar has a degree in Biology, a Master degree in Ecology and Natural Resource Management and a PhD with a focus on Macroecology and the performance of protected areas for biodiversity. She has authored and co-authored 20+ peer-reviewed scientific papers, mainly in the domains of conservation biology and wildlife ecology. Her main research interests are on the determinants of the distribution and occupancy of different levels of biodiversity and the performance of conservation instruments, such as protected areas and agri-environment measures. She is also interested on the development and application of new monitoring methods for biodiversity. LCS coordinates the implementation of a national monitoring programme of wild pollinators in Luxembourg (MONIPOL), funded by the Ministry of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development. In FRAMEwork, LCS will lead WP5 and contribute to task activities mainly in WP2, by providing inputs on biodiversity management and monitoring.