Erika Cuéllar

2012 Laureate, Environment
Bolivia, Born 1971

erika.cuellar71@gmail.com

Erika Cuéllar’s programme has global reach

August 28, 2017

A Rolex Award has given a Bolivian biologist opportunities to spread her conservation philosophy – one that focuses on inspiring local people to save their own environment – to other countries. When Bolivian biologist Erika Cuéllar won a Rolex Award in 2012 for her conservation work...

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Species named after Erika Cuéllar

October 6, 2014

Bolivian conservation biologist Erika Cuéllar has been paid a special tribute – she has had a rodent named after her. Scientists leading the research into the new species also praised Cuéllar’s enthusiasm and inquisitive mind. buyessaysonlinefast.net Ctenomys erikacuellarae, which was given its name by three...

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Rolex Laureate Erika Cuéllar at TED

July 4, 2014

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmUV5xuUfQk&feature=share&list=PLsRNoUx8w3rNmAChx4FXQFcTli7Nfi_tR&index=10[/youtube] Erika Cuéllar relates why South America's Gran Chaco, the world's largest tropical, dry forest, is worth protecting. ...

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An army of parabiologists for the Chaco

November 20, 2013

After setting up a course to train conservation biologists from local communities in Paraquay, Bolivia and Argentina to work in the Gran Chaco, 2012 Laureate Erica Cuéllar’s next step is to “institutionalise” her work so that it can exist independently. [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/78903809[/vimeo] ...

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Erika Cuéllar named Emerging Explorer

August 26, 2013

Bolivian conservationist and Rolex Awards Laureate Erika Cuéllar has been chosen by National Geographic as one of its 17 Emerging Explorers for 2013. Cuéllar believes that the recognition brought by both the Rolex Awards and National Geographic awards will enable her to expand her project internationally....

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