Global Biodiversity Expert and Professor of Environmental Science at George Mason University

Tom Lovejoy is an innovative and accomplished conservation biologist who coined the term “biological diversity”. He currently serves as Senior Fellow at the United Nations Foundation, teaches Environmental Science at George Mason University, and serves as the U.S. Department of State’s Climate Ambassador. He serves on numerous multilateral institution climate advisory committees (World Bank, InterAmerican Development Bank, etc.), corporate boards, and non-profit boards. His honors, recognitions, innovations, and publications are prodigious, and include the 2012 Blue Planet Prize — known as “the Nobel Prize for the environment.” He is credited with founding the field of climate change biology.

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