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Nimble leadership pays off for gorillas and humans Wildlife vet Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka is passionate about protecting gorillas in Eastern Africa from the threats of human illnesses. As founder and CEO of Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH), a non-profit organization which monitors gorilla health and offers alternative livelihoods...

Parity for the Planet: Women Changemakers in Conservation Is leadership that is more characteristically feminine i.e. rooted in compassion, creativity and collaborative action, the way forward for conservation? In the spring, I facilitated a thought provoking conversation about gender, race and conservation with a group of...

  CONNECTION IS CRUCIAL FOR HEALTH, WELL-BEING AND GROWTH Leaders in environment and climate work, whose jobs in the best of times can be challenging, may be especially stretched and stressed as Covid 19 spreads around the world. Every day brings new uncertainty, new worries and...

      THE QUIET REVOLUTION   In her personal style, renowned marine biologist and conservationist Nancy Knowlton tends to be reserved and quiet (her words), and says this may lead some people to perceive her as being standoffish or snobbish. As an introvert, this resonated deeply with me....

As founding executive director of the Smithsonian’s Conservation Commons, Ruth Anna Stolk is on a mission to unite the institution’s unparalleled scientific and cultural resources around the cause of sustaining a biodiverse planet. To kick off this ambitious goal, Ruth co-led the first Smithsonian Earth...

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