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Research Context

Portugal (Baixo Alentejo)

Research Interests

Local knowledge | Empirical classifications | Predator conservation | Iberian Lynx

Institutional Subunit

NOVA FCSH

Biographical Note

PhD thesis “Among Predators”: Relating with Nature and the reintroduction of the Iberian lynx. As a researcher: 1) Planning and technical supervision of social survey for rewilding Portugal for WOLFLUX (LIFE project) and Endangered Landscape Scaling project (2019-2024). 2) Organization and participation in the CRIA project “Evaluation of social attitudes of the population in areas of lynx reintroduction and determination of key themes in the Portuguese territory” (2014-15) supported by Associação Iberlinx and LIFE Program. Biologist at the Department of Biodiversity Conservation (Institute for Nature Conservation and Forests): 1) Conception and authorship of texts and multimedia, “Sharing Territories: The Return of the Iberian lynx”, permanent exhibition, Guadiana Natural Park, 2018 (LIFE programme). 2) Responsible for contents of communication plan, website updates and press releases concerning Iberian Lynx reintroduction in Portugal during LIFE-Iberlince (2012-2019). 3) Vice-chair of G-BIKE (COST project: Genomic Biodiversity Knowledge for Resilient Ecosystems), one of the aims of which is to connect stakeholders in conservation and genetics researchers through networking and training opportunities. 4) Collaboration with the awareness campaign of the ProLynx INTERREG project, supervising and planning a new exhibition. Collection of local testimonies and memories of predators on film.

All projects

Data updated on 18-12-2022, from platform CIÊNCIAVITAE.

2021-2022

Scaling up rewilding in the Greater Côa Valley

https://rewilding-portugal.com/scaling-up/

Post-doc

2020/11/01-

Projeto LIFE LxAquila – Rede de custódia pela conservação da população peri-urbana de águia-de-Bonelli em Portugal

LIFE19_NAT_PT_000414

Researcher

2020/09/01-

LIFE LYNXCONNECT

LIFE19 NAT/ES/001055

Technical development

Instituto da Conservação da Natureza e Florestas

2019/05-

Livro Vermelho dos Mamiferos

POSEUR-03-2215-FC-000097

Technical development

2019/03-

Genomic Biodiversity Knowledge for Resilient Ecosystems

COST Action CA18134

Supervisor

2019/05/01-

LIFE WOLFLUX - Diminuição das barreiras socioecológicas à conectividade de lobos a sul do rio Douro

LIFE17 NAT / PT / 000554

Researcher

Rewilding Portugal

2012/05/01-2016/01/31

PREDATORS AND PEOPLE: HUMAN DIMENSIONS IN THE CONSERVATION OF THE IBERIAN LYNX AND THE IBERIAN WOLF

SFRH/BD/75769/2011

Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica

Financiers: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Highlighted Publications

Data updated on 18-12-2022 , from platform CIÊNCIAVITAE .

Journal article

The return of the Iberian lynx to Portugal: local voices

Margarida Lopes-Fernandes; Clara Espírito-Santo; Amélia Frazão-Moreira, Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. 1. 14. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-017-0200-9 . 10.1186/s13002-017-0200-9 . PublishedJournal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine

Journal article

The (In)visibility of the iberian lynx: From vermin to conservation emblem

Lopes-Fernandes, M.; Frazão-Moreira, A., Anthropological Journal of European Cultures. 25 - 56. 2. 25. 2016. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84999026019&partnerID=MN8TOARS . 10.3167/ajec.2016.250202 . PublishedAnthropological Journal of European Cultures


All Publications

Data updated on 18-12-2022 , from platform CIÊNCIAVITAE .

Journal article

MAMMALS IN PORTUGAL: A data set of terrestrial, volant, and marine mammal occurrences in Portugal

Grilo, Clara, Ecology. 6. 103. 2022. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.3654 . Published

Book chapter

Geografías zoonóticas: Antropología y los estudios multidisciplinares de la interfaz de salud humano-no humano.

Margarida Lopes Fernandes, 'Vitalidades: etnografias en los límites de lo humano'. {Garc{\'i. Nola Editores. 2022. Published

Journal article

‘Among predators’: the place of humans, Iberian lynx and other wild carnivores

Lopes-Fernandes, Margarida; Espírito-Santo, Clara; Frazão-Moreira, Amélia, Etnográfica. 2. 26. 2022. https://journals.openedition.org/etnografica/11768?lang=en . Published

Report

Auscultação social aplicada à avaliação e seleção de áreas no âmbito do projeto LIFE19 NAT/ES/001055-Lynxconnect. Relatório Metodológico

Frazão-Moreira, Amélia; Lopes-Fernandes, Margarida; Marta Pinho de Almeida; Espirito-Santo, Clara, 33. ICNF - Instituto de Conservação da Natureza e Florestas . 2021.

Conference poster

Living with the Iberian Lynx: 'different strokes for different folks'

Lopes-Fernandes, Margarida; Espirito-Santo, Clara; Frazão-Moreira, Amélia, VII Congresso da Associação Portuguesa de Antropologia. 04-06-2019.

Journal article

The return of the Iberian lynx to Portugal: local voices

Margarida Lopes-Fernandes; Clara Espírito-Santo; Amélia Frazão-Moreira, Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. 1. 14. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-017-0200-9 . 10.1186/s13002-017-0200-9 . Published

Thesis / Dissertation

Entre Predadores’: relações com a natureza a propósito da reintrodução do lince-ibérico

Fernandes, Margarida Lopes, phd. 2018. http://hdl.handle.net/10362/53900 .

Journal article

Relating to the wild: Key actors’ values and concerns about lynx reintroduction

Lopes-Fernandes, M.; Frazão-Moreira, A., Land Use Policy. 278 - 287. 66. 2017. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85019140457&partnerID=MN8TOARS . 10.1016/j.landusepol.2017.04.019 . Published

Journal article

Living with the beast: Wolves and humans through Portuguese literature

Lopes-Fernandes, M.; Soares, F.; Frazão-Moreira, A.; Queiroz, A.I., Anthrozoos. 5 - 20. 1. 29. 2016. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84964470768&partnerID=MN8TOARS . 10.1080/08927936.2015.1060056 . Published

Journal article

The (In)visibility of the iberian lynx: From vermin to conservation emblem

Lopes-Fernandes, M.; Frazão-Moreira, A., Anthropological Journal of European Cultures. 25 - 56. 2. 25. 2016. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84999026019&partnerID=MN8TOARS . 10.3167/ajec.2016.250202 . Published

Conference abstract

Living with predators: anthropological approaches to Iberian Lynx reintroduction

Lopes-Fernandes, Margarida; Espirito-Santo, Clara; Frazão-Moreira, Amélia, 06-08-2015.

Journal article

The Portuguese literary wolf

Queiroz, A.I.; Fernandes, M.L.; Soares, F., Digital Scholarship in the Humanities. 388 - 404. 3. 30. 2015. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84974715551&partnerID=MN8TOARS . 10.1093/llc/fqt069 . Published

Journal article

Virological Survey in free-ranging wildcats (Felis silvestris) and feral domestic cats in Portugal

Duarte, A.; Fernandes, M.; Santos, N.; Tavares, L., Veterinary Microbiology. 400 - 404. 3-4. 158. 2012. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84862556179&partnerID=MN8TOARS . 10.1016/j.vetmic.2012.02.033 . Published