José Xavier is an associate professor at the University of Coimbra and a researcher at the Center for Marine and Environmental Sciences, and an Honorary Fellow of the British Antarctic Survey, collaborating with researchers from over 20 countries. With a PhD from the University of Cambridge, José has been researching Antarctica since 1997, integrating science, education and policy measures, with his main areas of research being the behavior of top predators (penguins, albatrosses and seals) and their prey in the Southern Ocean in relation to to climate change.
Speaker at the Conference “Living in Climate Emergency: From Science to Community”
Talk “Porque é que os ursos polares não comem pinguins? [Why don’t polar bears eat penguins]”