Ms Larissa Cunha

Instituto de BiofĂ­sica Carlos Chagas Filho - UFRJ, Brazil

I study Persistent Toxic Substances (PTS) in marine birds. At the moment I am studying the one of the largest breeding colonies of brown booby and frigatebirds from the Brazilian coast, 5 kilometers from the coast of Rio de Janeiro. Those are one of the most contaminated seabirds in the world.