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Tuesday, September 26 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Bringing Science to Conservation

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Curated by HHMI Tangled Bank Studios
Conservation was long been hampered by a shortage of data and lack of a theoretical frameworks. But now, more than ever before, new forms of data and sophisticated experimental designs are informing, empowering and transforming conservation.
Made possible in part through support from the National Science Foundation 

Facilitator
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John Rubin

Executive Producer, HHMI Tangled Bank Studios
John Rubin is executive producer at HHMI Tangled Bank Studios. He turned to documentaries after completing his PhD at MIT in cognitive science. Rubin has written, produced and directed films for the signature PBS series Nature, American Experience and NOVA as well as for National... Read More →

Speakers
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Paola Bouley

Associate Director of Lion Conservation, Gorongosa National Park
Paola Bouley is Associate Director of Lion Conservation for Gorongosa National Park in Central Mozambique, a program she co-founded in 2012. Her team focuses on strategic actions to secure lion and leopard landscapes across the Gorongosa Ecosystem, and includes the first Mozambican... Read More →
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Jane Lubchenco

Marine Biologist
Jane Lubchenco, University Distinguished Professor at Oregon State University, is a marine ecologist with expertise in the ocean, climate change, and interactions between the environment and human well-being. She served as Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and as part of President Barack... Read More →
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Rob Pringle

Professor - Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
Rob Pringle is a professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University. Research in Pringle's laboratory combines field experiments, theoretical models, and forensic DNA-based analyses to understand the ecology and conservation of African savanna ecosystems and their iconic wildlife... Read More →
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Laura Prugh

Biologist
Laura Prugh obtained a BA in Biology from Earlham College, and she then conducted her PhD at the University of British Columbia on the foraging ecology of coyotes in the Alaska Range under the supervision of Charley Krebs. She conducted postdoctoral work at UBC and UC Berkeley, a... Read More →

Session Producer
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Anne Tarrant

HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, Managing Director
Anne Tarrant is the Managing Director for HHMI Tangled Bank Studios. Anne is an Emmy-Award nominated producer with over 20 years of experience in cable television including working at multiple cable networks and production companies as well as a six-year stint running her own pro... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
Grizzly Jackson Lake Lodge