Presenter: Bernardo Aguilar
Costa Rica: Greenwashing or Greentopia?
Community Wetland Conservation and the Partnership Between UVM & Fundación Neotrópica
Bernardo Aguilar is a Costa Rican who has lived and worked in the United States for a third of his life. He has graduate degrees in Applied and Agricultural Economics from the University of Georgia and Agricultural and Environmental Law from University of Costa Rica. He is the Executive Director of Fundación Neotrópica, one of the oldest and most reputable environmental NGOs in Costa Rica. He is the current President of the Mesoamerican Society for Ecological Economics and a Board member of the US Society for Ecological Economics. He has been a Fulbright Scholar and has several publications in the United States, Europe, Latin America and India.
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