Ana Clara Mattiuzzi Martins
Ana Clara Mattiuzzi Martins is a University of Florida senior majoring in natural resource conservation.
She has worked alongside scientists to study the relationships that connect the natural world, both in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Her research topics included how birds react to different tufted titmouse calls and how hippos affect the water quality in East Africa’s Mara River.
Mattiuzzi Martins has a specialization in reporting on the environment and wrote about the psychology of hurricane risk for the WUFT public media project Living on the Edge. This summer she will continue to work on the Mara River hippo project as a web developer and science communicator.