From Biodiversity Science to Conservation Impact

We dive into the scholarship and careers of E.O. Wilson and Thomas Lovejoy and explore how they succeeded in bringing scientific insights and evidence into the practice of conservation. We discuss examples of their primary research, recent studies following up on their ideas, and biographic work. We attempt to link their original contributions and ideas to the conservation actions and outcomes they inspired and hear from those who worked closely with them. In a final segment, we critically relate their scientific legacy to the additional, new challenges and opportunities for equitable, fair and effective conservation solutions in the 21st century.

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E&EB 713
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