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(+55 92) 991-143-107
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Fellow
Val
Adalberto Luis
Current position: 
Researcher
Current nationality: 
Brazil
Current residence: 
Brazil
Affiliation/Institution: 
National Institute for Amazonian Research (INPA)
Biodata: 
Val has been investigating environmental adaptations of fish of the Amazon, their use for food security, and fish farming for the last 40 years. He contributed to personnel training in the Amazon and headed the National Institute for Amazonian Research for 8 years. He is an accredited professor at the Graduate School of the University of Laval, Canada, and in local schools. He maintains intense international collaboration and is member of the Canadian Society of Zoology, the American Fisheries Society, the Society for Experimental Biology (UK) and of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, acting as its Vice-President for the Amazon. He was awarded: Commendation of the National Order of Scientific Merit (Class Commander, 2002, and Grand Cross Class, 2013), American Fisheries Society's Excellence Award (2004); Grand Order of Legislative Merit of the State of Amazonas (2008); Citizenship award of the Amazonas State (2015); and the prestigious Anísio Teixeira Prize for Higher Education (2016).
Sustainable Development Goals: 
2 - Zero hunger
6 - Clean water and sanitation
13 - Climate action
14 - Life below water
Keywords: 
Environmental adaptations, Climate change, Amazon, Fish
Elected
2022
Section:
03-Biological Systems and Organisms
Last updated on 06/07/2022