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Yingyi is a conservation biologist in Fauna and Flora International (FFI) specializing in biodiversity conservation and natural resource management of protected areas in southern China.
John is currently employed as a policy analyst for the New Zealand Seafood Industry Council (SeaFIC) covering a broad sustainable development portfolio comprising fisheries and aquaculture management, environmental policy and industry development.  John’s role sees him w
On paper, Wendy is a hydrogeophysicist, however, she is also an adjunct professor teaching Groundwater Law and Hydrology in the law schools at the University of Colorado and Denver University.  She is the founder of Hydro Info, a consulting company that provides public s
Maria Teresa Vargas has a Masters in Forest Policy from Yale University and a Masters in International Relations from Costa Rica´s National University.  Teresa grew up in the city of Santa Cruz where she worked for 10 years as a journalist and environmental activist.
Yusuf is a community-based conservationist working at the grassroots level in East Africa. He has been to Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Tanzania advocating for the same.
Scott is a Senior Program Officer at the Deschutes River Conservancy (DRC) in Bend, Oregon.  His work focuses on restoring streamflows in the Deschutes River and its tributaries by implementing market-based, incentive-oriented transactions with irrigation districts and p
Katie McCann serves as a Program Associate for the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. She works on some of the Foundation's environmental grant investigation efforts. A New England native, Katie was born in New York City and grew up in Providence, RI.
Javed is the country leader of the Snow Leopard Conservation Program Pakistan Chapter, a joint initiative of the International Snow Leopard Trust and WWF-Pakistan.
Patrick is program coordinator of the State of the Rockies Project at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He graduated in May 2003 with a degree in Environmental Economics and Policy.
Stephen Fonzo is an independent archaeological and historical research consultant currently working in the northern Virginia/Washington D.C. metropolitan area.
Aaron began practicing law in 2011 at the Sacramento based firm of Somach Simmons & Dunn.
Nigel Asquith is the Director of Strategy and Policy at the Santa Cruz-based Fundación Natura Bolivia, where since 2003, his team has helped create a new 734,000 hectares protected area and has set up 20 municipal Payments for Environmental Services (PES) water fun
Nathan is an environmental scientist with a diverse background.  His education includes an undergraduate degree in Environmental Biology with minors in Chemistry and Geology, and a Masters of Environmental Sciences with a concentration in Conservation Biology.   Nathan’s
Julie Morgan is the Executive Director of the Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board. She has worked in the natural resources arena for more than ten years. A native of Pusan, Korea, Julie has taken to the Pacific Northwest like a fish to water.
Steve is an ecologist working for the KwaZulu-Natal conservation agency (KZN Wildlife) in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Nikolai is a Project Manager for a U.S.-based, non-governmental organization, the Wildlife Conservation Society (former Bronx Zoo) in the far eastern part of Russia.  He primarily manages the organization’s local community projects including education, sustainable use of
Jim is currently completing his Master’s degree in Environmental Science at the University of Idaho.  His thesis focuses on water quality issues (governance, contaminants, consumption, etc.) in the Rocky Mountain and Great Plain States and seeks to evaluate the public’s
James Workman‚ a visiting professor at Wesleyan University’s College of the Environment‚ wrote the award-winning Heart of Dryness: How the Last Bushmen Can Help us Endure the Coming Age of Permanent Drought‚ a book which lay the basis for his co-founding SmartMarke