Amazonia researchers Lovejoy and Laurance win the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Ecology and Conservation Biology

The Ecology and Conservation Biology Award in this inaugural edition of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Laureate is shared by biologists Thomas E. Lovejoy and William F. Laurance of the Smithsonian Institution (United States). According to the jury, the new laureates’ research in Amazonian Brazil is of fundamental importance, allowing us for the first time “to measure the manifold consequences of habitat fragmentation for the integrity of tropical forests”, and to scientifically simulate how they will cope in future.