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University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute

 

Biography

Dr. Palaima worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology at University of Mississippi, Advisor for Scientific Program and Innovations at Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. (San Francisco), Project Coordinator at San Francisco State University, just to mention a few. In addition, as a former Director of the Ecological Economics Innovations Center at Berkeley, California, Dr. Palaima is a well-known expert in eco-innovation. Over the last decade he has been working with numerous San Francisco Bay Area companies in technology development. He earned Diplomas in Biology from Vilnius University (Lithuania) and Ph.D. in Biology from University of Miami (USA). He is also a recipient of Fulbright scholarship (1995, USA) and Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship (2018, EU). 

Research

Ecological Economics, Conservation Science and Ecosystem-based Management (EBM) of coastal/marine social-ecological systems.

Publications

Key publications: 

Palaima A. (editor). 2012. Ecology, Conservation and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: the San Francisco Estuary. 312 p., University of California Press, Berkeley, California. http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520274297

Palaima A. 2010. Populations evolutionary adaptation to temperature: a study of Daphnia (Crustacea: Cladocera). Book (ISBN: 978-3838331935), 104 p., Lambert Academic Publishing, Koln, Germany.

Teaching and Supervisions

Teaching: 

Dr. Palaima has taught for 9 years at University of Miami and University of Mississippi, giving more than 800 lectures to more than 3,000 undergraduate students.

Geographical region

Europe
Marie Curie Fellow in Ecological Economics

Affiliations

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Research keywords: 
Saltmarshes
Biodiversity
Conservation
Conservation Biology
Industrial Ecology
Sustainability