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Lovejoy, Thomas E.


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        • Organization: (naf) George Mason University
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        • Organization: (naf) H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment
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        • Affiliation Start: 1973
        • Affiliation End: 1987
        • Organization: (naf) World Wildlife Fund (U.S.)
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        • Affiliation Start: 1987
        • Affiliation End: 1998
        • Organization: (naf) Smithsonian Institution
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        male
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    • found: Amazonia, 1985:CIP t.p. (Thomas E. Lovejoy, World Wildlife Fund, USA)
    • found: Changing circumstances, 2016:title page (essays by Thomas E. Lovejoy) page 269 (Thomas E. Lovejoy was elected University Professor, the highest academic rank maintained for its faculty, at George Mason University in March 2010)
    • found: Wikipedia, May 19, 2016(Thomas Lovejoy; Thomas E. Lovejoy, "the Godfather of Biodiversity," is a Senior Fellow at the United Nations Foundation and University Professor in the Environmental Science and Policy department at George Mason University; he also was the first Biodiversity Chair of the H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment. Lovejoy introduced the term biological diversity to the scientific community in 1980; he currently is Chair of the Scientific Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) for the Global Environment Facility (GEF); a tropical biologist and conservation biologist, he has worked in the Amazon of Brazil since 1965; he received his B.S. and Ph. D. in biology from Yale University; from 1973 to 1987 he directed the conservation program at World Wildlife Fund-U.S., and from 1987 to 1998 he served as Assistant Secretary for Environmental and External Affairs for the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., and in 1994 became Counselor to the Secretary for Biodiversity and Environmental Affairs; from 1999 to 2002, he served as chief biodiversity adviser to the President of the World Bank; in 2010 and 2011, he served as Chair of the Independent Advisory Group on Sustainability for the Inter-American Development Bank; he is Senior Adviser to the President of the United Nations Foundation, chair of the Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies, and is past president of the American Institute of Biological Sciences, past chairman of the United States Man and Biosphere Program, and past president of the Society for Conservation Biology)
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    • 1984-05-09: new
    • 2016-05-20: revised
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