Climate Change and its Implications for Conservation and Policy
Desription of Presentation:
The causes and ecological consequences of rapid climate change are presented in a global context. These realities challenge the conservation paradigm in fundamental ways, and will require exploration of new policies and strategies to achieve meaningful conservation into the 21st century and beyond.
Presenter Name & Contact Info:
Jeff Burgett Fish and Wildlife Biologist, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Honolulu, HI Email: Jeff_Burgett@fws.gov
Jeff Burgett is currently a recovery biologist in the Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office in Honolulu. He is the leader of the Recovery Team for the Alala (Hawaiian crow), but works on a range of projects including climate change, invasive species and diseases, and coral reef restoration. He has worked for the Service in Hawaii since 1995 as a recovery biologist for Ecological Services, and as a Supervisory Wildlife Biologist with Refuges. He has a B.A. from the University of Hawaii, an M.Sc. from the University of Auckland, and a Ph.D. from the University of Hawaii, all in Zoology.
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