DR. JOSH TEWKSBURY
Living in the Anthropocene: Science, Sustainability, and Society
April 21, 2016
Location: The Lyric Theatre in downtown Blacksburg
The Global Change Center at Virginia Tech was pleased to welcome Dr. Josh Tewksbury for a Distinguished Lecture at the Lyric Theatre entitled “Living in the Anthropocene: Science, Sustainability, and Society”.
Dr. Tewksbury is an ecologist, conservation biologist, and planetary health scientist with experience both in academia and in civil society. He is currently the Director of the Colorado Global Hub, at Future Earth; Research Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder; and Senior Scholar, School of Global Environmental Sustainability, Colorado State University.
Tewksbury was the Walker Professor of Natural History at the University of Washington, with appointments both in the department of Biology and the College of the Environment, where his work focused on major global change issues, including the impacts of climate change on biodiversity, the potential of landscape connectivity to mitigate the impacts of climate change, and the impacts of species loss on ecosystem function.
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