Errington Memorial Lecture: Saving Biodiversity in Southeast Asia

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Date/Time:Thursday, 03 Dec 2015 at 8:00 pm
Location:Great Hall, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
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Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:ISU Lecture Series
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David Wilcove, is a conservation biologist whose work combines research in ecology and the social sciences to develop innovative ways to protect biodiversity in Asia, South America, and North America. He is Professor of Public Affairs and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.

David Wilcove's work has addressed such issues as deforestation, commercial logging, agriculture, and the wild animal trade. Wilcove's distinguished career in conservation demonstrates the active interface between the non-profit sector, government agencies, academia, and society-at-large. He has worked as an ecologist for the Environmental Defense Fund, The Wilderness Society and The Nature Conservancy and is currently Professor of Public Affairs and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. Wilcove is the author of two books, No Way Home: The Decline of the World's Great Animal Migrations and The Condor's Shadow: The Loss and Recovery of Wildlife in America.

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