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Outreach

Scientific papers are very important, but they often do not reach a broader audience. That is why science needs to be communicated beyond the academic public.

News and Press

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2023

TV production by EPTV (Brazil) documenting the research activities conducted by the Lined Seeeater Project, which study the Lined Seedeater (Sporophila lineola) in the city of Florestal, our main study area.

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2022

TV production by Vale (Brazil) displaying the recently discovered population of the Black-collared Swallow (Pygochelidon melanoleuca) in the Paraopeba river. The species is Critically Endangered in the state of Minas Gerais. This study is a partnership between Vale, Amplo Engenharia, and UFV.

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2022

Newspaper article documenting the discovery of a breeding population of the Black-collared Swallow (Pygochelidon melanoleuca) in the Paraopeba river. The species is Critically Endangered in the state of Minas Gerais. This study is a partnership between Vale, Amplo Engenharia, and UFV.

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2022

Youtube Channel of the Lined Seedeater Project. On this channel you can learn more about our fieldwork and some of the studies that we have conducte in this project.

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2022

TV production by  Rede Globo (Brazil) documenting the discovery of a breeding population of the Black-collared Swallow (Pygochelidon melanoleuca) in the Paraopeba river. The species is Critically Endangered in the state of Minas Gerais. This study is a partnership between Vale, Amplo Engenharia, and UFV.

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2023

Podcast 'Sons da Terra', produced by the EPTV (Brazil). If presents the Lined Seedeater (Sporophila lineola), its different types of song and discuss about its natural history, including its migratory behavior.

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2022

Newspaper article documenting the use of a natural blue dye extracted from the green jenipapo fruit. This article is based on a paper published by our lab documenting the use of this natural alternative to commercial food blue dyes. The paper presents a recipe for baking a sourdough blue bread. Yes, in our lab we also love to cook!

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2021

Argicle published in the Bulletin of the Brazilian Ornithological Society, showcasing the Lined Seedeater Project.

Webcomics
We have prepared comics versions of some of our scientific papers and use them as a tool for science outreach in Brazil. All comics are in Portuguese.

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Bigodinho No. 01: Estudando as aves tropicais

[in Portuguese]

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Bigodinho No. 03: Escolhendo o local do ninho

[in Portuguese]

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Bigodinho No. 02: Espécie modelo [in Portuguese]

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Bigodinho No. 04: Escondendo o ninho [in Portuguese]

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