Mr Ivan Braga Campos

2007- 2009 Master of Science in Primatology at the University of Barcelona (UB) - Barcelona/Spain; 2002 – 2005 Bachelor in Biological Sciences at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) - Belo Horizonte/Brazil

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy


Master in Primatology at the University of Barcelona (UB), Spain (2007-2009). Graduated in Biological Sciences in the Minas Gerais Federal University (UFMG), Brazil (2006).  Since 2007 holds the position of Environmental Analyst in the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio), a Brazilian federal agency for endangered species and protected areas. As Deputy Coordinator of Analysis and Prediction of Biodiversity (COAPRO) at ICMBio’s headquarters (2009- 2011), performed several analysis related to the use of scientific tools for biodiversity conservation planning. From 2011 to 2014 was the research coordinator in the Serra do Cipó National Park, working on the integration among park management and researchers, public use as a tool for environmental awareness and management of protected areas. Currently PhD candidate at University of Auckland, New Zealand, conducts studies on the effectiveness of passive acoustic techniques for biodiversity monitoring in protected areas.

Research | Current

Conducts his PhD research on the effectiveness of passive acoustic techniques for biodiversity monitoring in protected areas. Project Title: Listening to Nature - A passive acoustic approach for protected areas monitoring and biodiversity assessment.

Postgraduate supervision

 Supervisor: Dr Anne Gaskett; Co-Supervisor: Dr William (Bill) Lee

Areas of expertise


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Monitoring

Conservation Planning

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Roper, J., Gahegan, M., Gustafsson, M., Gaskett, A., Campos, I., Lee, W., ... Addis, D. (2016). University of Auckland Centre for eResearch Annual Report 2017. Auckland, New Zealand: Centre of eResearch, University of Auckland.10.17608/K6.AUCKLAND.4534256
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Matthew Moore, Mark Gahegan, Marcus Gustafsson, Anne Gaskett, Allan Badley, Donna Rose Addis, Nicholas Rattenbury, Nick Young, Stefanie Vandevijvere
  • Campos, I. B., Lugarini, C., Sousa, A. E. B., Barbosa, A. E. A., Miyaki, C. Y., Aguilar, T. M., ... Barros, Y. M. (2012). Population Viability Analysis of Lear’s Macaw – Anodorhynchus leari (Análise de Viabilidade Populacional para Arara-azul-de-lear). In C. Lugarini, A. E. A. Barbosa, K. G. Oliveira (Eds.) Action Plan for the Lear’s Macaw Conservation (PLANO DE AÇÃO NACIONAL PARA A CONSERVAÇÃO DA ARARA-AZUL-DE-LEAR) (pp. 48-56). Brasilia, Brazil: ICMBio. Related URL.
  • Nascimento, J. L. D., & Campos, I. B. (2011). Atlas da fauna brasileira ameaçada de extinção em unidades de conservação federais. Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio). Pages: 276. Related URL.
  • Ribeiro, K. T., Rocha, G. F. D. S., Saraiva, D. G., Silva, A. P., Vilela, D. A. D. R., Lima, P. C. S., ... Calic, S. B. (2010). DAS CAPIVARAS E CARRAPATOS A UMA PROPOSTA DE COMUNICAÇÃO E MANEJO NO PARQUE NACIONAL DA SERRA DO CIPÓ PARA REDUÇÃO DE RISCOS À SAÚDE. Oecologia Australis, 14 (03), 668-685. 10.4257/oeco.2010.1403.05

Contact details

Primary office location

COMMERCE A - Bldg 114
Level 1, Room 102
New Zealand