"I don't believe we have any throwaway children. I don't believe we have any throwaway neighborhoods or nations and we certainly don't have any throwaway species or resources. It's all sacred and yet it's not being treated that way." -Van Jones
The article “Disproportionate magnitude of climate change in United States national parks” by a team led by Patrick Gonzalez, UC Berkeley Associate Adjunct Professor and an affiliate of the Institute, shows that human-caused climate change exposes the US national parks to conditions hotter and drier than the country as a whole.
Please join us for the Inaugural A. Starker Leopold Lecture. This event is free and open to the public on Thursday, September 27, 5:00 - 6:45 PM. All event details on the flyer.
Jon Jarvis traveled to Kunming, China, to speak at a symposium on the establishment of a national parks system in the country.
Executive Director Jon Jarvis and College of Natural Resources Dean Emeritus J. Keith Gilless discuss the Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity’s research and mission.
Institute Executive Director co-authors book on the future of conservation that outlines the direction of the Institute for Parks, People and Biodiversity.
On Wednesday March 28th, Jonathan Jarvis and Edward O. Wilson joined moderator Linda J. Bilmes to discuss Climate Change, Biodiversity, and the Future of Conservation in America at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum.