R i t a   M e s q u i t a

Rita’s not only a researcher specializing in forest regeneration, but also handles education and outreach for the SI/INPA Forest Fragments project. She and Mario Cohn-Haft (married to each other) also spend time volunteering to involve youngsters in their urban neighborhood of Manaus in “green” issues—bringing the lessons of rainforest studies back home.

  Rita Mesquita’s Biography