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Paulina Chamorro is a journalist with more than two decades of experience covering socio-environmental topics in Brazil. Chamorro is dedicated to telling stories about nature and people, across mediums.
She hosted several pioneering radio programs in Brazil devoted to environmental issues. She was a producer and reporter for the Mar sem Fim (Endless Sea) project, broadcast by TV Cultura. She reported from the field, sailing along the Brazilian coast for three years.
She has twice received the Chico Mendes Socio-Environmental Award for best radio program. In 2016 she received the João Pedro Cardoso Medal, an award from the São Paulo State Government, the only such environmental distinction in the country, for her work in communication about culture and the environment.
In 2019, she received the title of "São Paulo Citizen" from the São Paulo City Council. Chamorro has hosted the podcast Vozes do Planeta (Voices of the Planet) since 2016.
She has also been a contributor to National Geographic Brazil since 2017, where she reports on biodiversity, the ocean, and plastics, and where she also developed the Women in Conservation reporting project.