Ignacio Palomo

Research & Institution

Institutional Contact

Basque Centre for Climate Change

Edificio Sede Nº 1, Planta 1ª
Parque Científico de UPV/EHU
Barrio Sarriena s/n | 48940 Leioa, Spain


Ignacio Palomo, Doctor in Ecology and Environment, is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Basque Center for Climate Change and associate researcher at the Socio-ecosystem Laboratory of the Autonomous University of Madrid. His research focuses on the relationship of humans with nature and the transitions towards sustainability to conserve biodiversity and mitigate climate change. He has specialized in socio-ecological systems in mountain areas. Ignacio is the main author of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, a member of the Global Young Academy and a member of the executive committee of the Young Academy of Spain. In addition, Ignacio is part of the protected areas commission of the United Nations International Union for Conservation of Nature. He has been the recipient of the Make Our Planet Great Again financing program of the Franco-German governments. He has published more than 40 scientific articles in academic journals, as well as several books and informative articles.

Awards & Affiliations


Extraordinary doctorate award from the Autonomous University of Madrid