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Public lecture at UC Riverside to discuss challenges in assessing human impact on ecosystems
Date:5/7/2013

climate change, invasive species, nutrient inputs, and habitat fragmentation interact to drive long-term ecological change.

He co-authored Wild Forests: Conservation Biology and Public Policy (1994) and co-edited The Vanishing Present: Shifts in Wisconsin's lands, waters, and wildlife (2008). He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and received a Palme Academique Award from the French Ministry of Education. He has served as an associate editor for Oecologia and Ecology Letters, editor-in-chief of Evolution, and president of the Society for the Study of Evolution.

The Jane Block Distinguished Lecture in Conservation Biology is named after a widely recognized community leader who has played a significant role in saving lands in Riverside County, in getting habitat conservation plans established, and in establishing the Center for Conservation Biology at UC Riverside.


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Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
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951-827-6050
University of California - Riverside
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