She applies different methods to project land use cover change and climate change threats, in order to identify the possible effects on ecosystem services and biodiversity. The results of her study will facilitate the creation of a framework for a proposal advocating the creation of new protected areas towards the achievement of the 11th Aichi biodiversity target in Mexico.
Mendoza is a Mexican Biologist, who holds a PhD from the University of Edinburgh, UK. She has experience in working on the conservation of species in trade and ecosystem services quantification, with a special focus on carbon stocks in temperate forests in Mexico.
Funding: Luis Donaldo Collosio Fellowship
Program: Ecosystems Services and Management Program
Dates: January 2017 – December 2018
Last edited: 12 February 2018
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