Juan Ruiz, born in Alicante, Spain, graduated in Biology from the University of Murcia in 2010 and has a master's in Biodiversity Management in Mediterranean ecosystems (2011). He has Collaborated on some conservation projects, including the project Gypaetus in Cazorla and with SEO (Sociedad Española Oritológica) in a labor camp.
He will be part of the Life Sustainable Laurel Forest Project to support the conservation actions on the peatlands and in the greenhouse of endemic plants.
Fermi Jareño was born in Valencia, Spain, he's an Agricultural Technical Engineer and is also a graduate in Environmental Sciences from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. In 2011, did an independent study on the Yellowstone National Park, describing its main features.
Currently he will collaborate with SPEA through the Priolo's Environmental Center.
Both of them will be in São Miguel until August. SPEA gives them a warm welcome and hopes that their stay in São Miguel and in SPEA contributes very positively to their training.