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ABOUT Carolina

Carolina is a second-year PhD candidate. She received a Master’s of Environment from the University of Melbourne and holds a Master’s degree in Social-environmental Studies from Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (Quito, Ecuador). Carolina has an International Relations background with over five years of experience in the field. Her current areas of research are global environmental governance, coastal ecosystems and blue carbon.

CURRENT PROJECT

Multi-level study of coastal ecosystems governance: a comparative case study of carbon-oriented initiatives in Australia and the Pacific.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Contreras, C., & Thomas, S. (2019). The role of local knowledge in the governance of blue carbon. Journal of the Indian Ocean Region, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/19480881.2019.1610546

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