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Roberto Cazzolla Gatti is Associate Professor of Conservation Biology at the University of Bologna since 2021 and is a member of the BIOME - Biodiversity and Macroecology Lab. He is an ecologist and evolutionary biologist and holds a Ph.D. in forest ecology. His interdisciplinary research is concerned with Biodiversity (plants and animals) and the protection of the global environment, placed at the interface between macroecology, evolution, biogeography, and behavioral ecology. From 2015 to 2021, he was Associate Professor of the Institute of Biology and coordinator of the Master's Degree in Biodiversity at Tomsk State University (TSU), in Russia. In parallel to his professorship in Russia, he was Associate Professor at the UniLaSalle Polytechnic University of Rouen (France), Senior Research Fellow of the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research (Austria), Associate Researcher at the Department of Natural and Forest Sciences of Purdue University (USA) and Visiting Professor of Beijing Forestry University (China). He is a member of the IUCN and of the Society for Conservation Biology and external faculty of the Konrad Lorenz Institute. He was a researcher for the CMCC and a consultant to FAO and WWF.