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(Frieda Werden)

WINGS #47-18 Forest Genius

FOR WEEK OF MARCH 11 2019 Lisa Curran and forest collapse in Borneo

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Length: 0:28:40
Uploaded: 20 Feb, 2019

Recording Date: 6 Dec, 2006
Recording Location: Yale University, Vancouver BC
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Nonprofit use only.

Program Title: WINGS #47-18 Forest Genius
Description: Lisa Curran was professor of tropical ecology and director of the Tropical Resources Institute at Yale’s School of Forestry & Environmental Studies when she won a 5-year "Genius Grant." Part of her genius was in studying forests intensely on the ground and also from satellites; part was in developing women scientists for a field dominated by men.

Host(s): Melinda Tuhus
Featured Speakers/Guests: At the time of this interview, Lisa Curran was professor of tropical ecology and director of the Tropical Resources Institute at Yale’s School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. She is now (2019) a Professor in Environmental Anthropology at Stanford University.

Credits: Interview by Melinda Tuhus. Series producer, Frieda Werden. Photo: MacArthur Foundation/Lisa Curran

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Topic:
Environment > Forestry
Environment > Climate Change
Regional
Environment > Biodiversity
Environment > Agriculture
Regional > Asia
Society and Culture > Women
Type: Weekly Program

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