Dennyse Ana Paula Mario Amade, Mozambique

Dennyse Ana Paula Mario Amade, Mozambique, Positive Tracks Next Gen | Undergraduate student majoring in Ecotourism and Wildlife Management at Manica Superior Polytechnic Institute, Chimoio. I am a young woman who loves to study and I always dreamed of being able to help develop my country, regarding environmental issues. Since childhood, I liked to take care of the animals. While … Read More

Delson Luís Vutane, Mozambique

Delson Luís Vutane, Mozambique, Positive Tracks Next Gen | Undergraduate student majoring in Biological Sciences at Universidade Lúrio, Pemba. I am studying Biological Sciences because it is a course that is closely related to my passions, animals and nature in general. My dream is to be a biologist/scientist with more experience in research and more credibility in the scientific world. … Read More

Gerson Souto Tembissa, Mozambique

Gerson Souto Tembissa, Mozambique, Masters candidate in Rural Engineering at Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo. I am passionate about agro-ecology, however, I developed more interest in environmental conservation when I was invited to participate in an environmental diagnosis in 2012 to verify the impacts caused by farming on steep areas in the province of Manica (Penhalonga) [Mozambique]. I am currently a … Read More

Salvador J. A. Nanvonamuquitxo, Mozambique

Salvador J. A. Nanvonamuquitxo, Mozambique, Graduate student studying Forestry Engineering at Universidade Lúrio, Mocuba. My name is Salvador Nanvonamuquitxo, I am the son of humble farmer, who has always lived on the basis of family farming. At a young age, I started my passion for the environment. When I finished my secondary schooling, I joined the Faculty of Agronomic and … Read More

Nelson Piassone Mulezere, Mozambique

Nelson Piassone Mulezere, Mozambique, Positive Tracks Next Gen | Undergraduate student majoring in Biological Sciences at Universidade Lúrio, Pemba. At present, my professional vision is to be a conservation biologist. I have started a course in biological sciences that has shown me a broader view of methods for the conservation of the environment. What inspires me to participate in the … Read More

Aurélio Rodriguês Pais, Mozambique

Aurélio Rodriguês Pais, Mozambique, Masters candidate in Management and Conservation of Biodiversity, at Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo: Since my childhood, I have had a great passion for nature. It is only when I got in school that I started understanding the importance of planting and taking care of the forests. In 2007 I entered the Eduardo Mondlane University to study Forest … Read More

Vuyelwa Nandipha, South Africa

Vuyelwa Nandipha, South Africa, Positive Tracks Next Gen | Undergraduate student majoring in Social Science Geography and Environmental Management at the University of KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg: My passions in life consist of protecting the environment and assisting people through sharing the knowledge I have obtained from University. I come from a  community and home where education and assisting people especially those who … Read More

Regina Leonardo Muianga, Mozambique

Regina Leonardo Muianga, Mozambique, Masters candidate in Management and Conservation of Biodiversity at Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo: In addition to my graduate studies at the University of Eduardo Mondlane, I am a technician in the Ministry for Land, Environment and Rural Development; National Directorate of Environmental Management. My specific job is related on development of National Strategy, Policies and National Regulation to protect … Read More

Vasco Lino, Mozambique

Vasco Lino, Mozambique, Positive Tracks Next Gen | Undergraduate student majoring in Biological Sciences at Universidade Lúrio, Pemba. The environmental conservation in Mozambique needs us to keep working. [I think this] because we have many places with a beautiful landscape and [not everyone will go to] see what is happening there and what kind of the species are there if it is … Read More

Maegan Richards, USA

Maegan Richards, USA, Positive Tracks Next Gen | Undergraduate student majoring in Geosciences at Princeton University: Taking part in the Lost Mountain Symposium inspires me because it seems like the perfect fit for my diverse interests in the environment and working with people towards conservation goals. While I have not decided on a career path, I know I love the outdoors, and I am … Read More