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Dr. MartÝ Boada chosen 'Honorary Member' of the Professional Association of Forest Engineers
MartÝ Boada, researcher of the ICTA-UAB, was awarded the 'Honorary Member 2017 Award' by the Professional Association of Forest Engineers in a ceremony that took place on October 4 at the Institute of Engineering of Spain.
The award was given as part of the celebrations of the feast day of its patron, Saint Francis of Assisi, and aims to acknowledge the work of several of its members and of those persons and institutions who strive to protect and take care of the environment and forests.
Martí Boada is a Geographer, naturalist and Doctor in Environmental Sciences. He is a full professor and researcher at the Department of Geography and at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) He has been recently appointed UNESCO's scientific advisor on issues of conservation of biosphere reserves. Boada has joined the organization, based in Paris, as a consultant for the Man and Biosphere Program (MAB) included in the Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences.