Izabela Wierzbowska
Human-wildlife conflicts in urban ecosystems

Izabela, is a full time academic, working as an assistant professor at Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland. She holds PhD in biological sciences. Her primary research interests are ecology, environmental sciences and zoology. More specifically, she studies biology and ecology of carnivorous mammals, environmental protection, urban ecology, and human-wildlife conflicts. She is also a lecturer and supervisor. She taught abroad at the universities in Portugal, Sweden, Norway, the USA, and Kenya. Since 2012 she has been working as an expert for The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, and a member of Gorce National Park Scientific Board. She worked in programmes evaluated by Polish NGOs within projects on the protection of the Carpathian rivers and mitigation of human – wildlife conflicts in urban areas.

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