One Earth, one Health, one Future

Laboratory for Sustainable Land
Use and Ecosystem Services

TERRA is an Associate Laboratory that addresses society’s challenges and provides answers and advice to the public and private sectors, either through the involvement of scientists, stakeholders and policy makers to co-create knowledge and build processes for sustainable development and management of natural resources.

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MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAMS

Complementary Thematic Lines

TERRA develops its action along five complementary thematic lines, articulated through multidisciplinary teams with a mission-oriented approach, targeting specific societal challenges and providing quick tailored advice to public and private sectors.

Natural Capital and Sustainable Ecosystem Services

Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Products Processing and Circular Economy

Society and Environmental Health

Socioecological Systems, Planning and Policies

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Researchers on fieldwork in remote locations

Paulo Morgado (CEG)
MICHIGAN

Ruben Heleno (CFE)
GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

Ana Ribeiro e José Cochicho (CEF)
MOZAMBIQUE

José Luís Zêzere (CEG)
PANTANAL

Filipa Monteiro (LEAF)
SAUDI ARABIA

Gonçalo Vieira (CEG), Milene Guerreiro (CFE), Joana Batista (CEG) and Henrique Zilhão (CEG)
ANTARCTICA

Susete Marques and Ana Curtas (CEF)
CHILE

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The TERRA laboratory’s activities cover the entire value chain, from natural resources and ecosystem services to environmental health and human populations.