I am Early Stage Researcher at the Global Mammal Assessment (GMA) based in Sapienza. My PhD degree aims to identify which life-history traits make species more sensitive to climate change, resulting in an improvement of Red List Assessments and optimization of conservation costs by directing research and protection efforts.  My main interests are conservation, life-history traits, climate change, evolutionary and behavioural ecology.

Conservation beyond charisma

Despite biodiversity conservation slowly creeping into national and international political agendas, monitoring and protecting all species remains impossible. We simply do not have the people, time or resources. So, at a time in which species are declining at unprecedented levels, which species should we focus on? Which species should concentrate all of our attention and ...

One million species are facing extinction, IPBES report warns

Up to one million out of the roughly 8 million estimated species are threatened with extinction due to the impact of human activities, affirms the new report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). Compiled by 145 authors and with inputs from another 310 professionals, the IPBES Global Assessment Report on ...