Marta Berbes is a PhD student in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University (Toronto, Canada). In the summer of 2008, she participated in the first Eco-Health Training Program organized by the Canadian Community of Practice in Ecosystem Approaches to Health. Her current research interests seek to combine two systems narratives: adaptive environmental management and eco-health approaches in the context of watershed management in developing countries. Her research area is Costa Rica. In her spare time Marta likes to dance flamenco, learn photography, paddle in lakes and indulge in fine food.