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Chloé Debyser

KBA Canada Technical Coordinator

Key Biodiversity Areas

As the technical coordinator for the Canada Key Biodiversity Areas (KBA) project, Chloé serves as a bridge between Canada KBA program needs and available technical tools. Chloé is an avid coder in the R programming language who provides analytical support to regional KBA identification efforts throughout Canada and to national-scale KBA scoping initiatives. Prior to joining WCS Canada, she conducted data analysis, spatial modelling, and project coordination work for urban greenspace monitoring and landscape connectivity management initiatives in the U.S. and Panama, in collaboration with local government, urban planners, NGOs, consultants, and academics.

Chloé completed an MSc in Biology at McGill University, where her thesis explored the long-term effects of forest fragmentation on tropical tree communities. She also holds a BA&Sc in Sustainability, Science & Society and Organismal Biology from McGill University.

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CoP15 Event: Key Biodiversity Areas

CoP15 Event: Key Biodiversity Areas

A tool for effective biodiversity conservation in Canada

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