Rafael Morais Chiaravalloti started in the environmental field in Brazil in 2005. After graduating in Biology he undertook a Master’s degree in sustainable development and started to work for two NGOs in Brazil. In Institute of Ecological Research (IPE) he is a researcher collaborator in Protected Areas Department and in Ecology and Action (ECOA) he is director of public policy. He published two books on environmental outreach, including “Sustainable Choices” (now part of the curriculum for public school teachers), two book chapters and scientific papers on sustainability science. Now he is doing a PhD in UCL Anthropology seeking to propose solutions for the conflict between Protected Areas and local communities in the Pantanal. In 2014 he was selected as one of 22 finalists for the Rolex Awards for Young Enterprise and also awarded a WWF Russell E. Train Fellowship.