Congratulations to Kathrin Holenstein, awarded a PhD!

Bravo to Inspire4Nature fellow Kathrin Holenstein, for having been awarded a PhD degree by the University of Montpellier, with her project on the Permeability of European Protected Areas to Non-Native Species. She presented and defended her PhD project publicly today.

This project was a collaboration between the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (supervisor: Anne Charpentier), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (Kevin Smith) and the UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (Will Simonson).

One chapter is already published:

Holenstein, K., Simonson, W.D., Smith, K.G., Blackburn, T.M., Charpentier, A. (2021) Non-native species surrounding protected areas influence the community of non-native species within them. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 8, 625137. Access Repository