Peter Wyse Jackson

By yimkristine on March 26, 2019 in Environmentalism, Spring 2019

Peter Wyse Jackson is the president of the Missouri Botanical Garden and George Engelmann Professor of Botany at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. Born in Kilkenny, Ireland, Wyse Jackson obtained a B.A. (Mod.) in botany and an M.A. from Trinity College Dublin, where he subsequently obtained a Ph.D. for work on the taxonomy of […]

Jonathan Losos

By yimkristine on February 11, 2019 in Environmentalism, Science & Technology, Spring 2019

As founding director of the Living Earth Collaborative, Losos seeks to marshal the might of three world-class organizations – the Missouri Botanical Gardens, the Saint Louis Zoo and Washington University, where he is the William H. Danforth Distinguished University Professor in Biology – into a collaboration that transcends geographic and political boundaries to conserve biodiversity […]

Jeffrey Bonner

By yimkristine on February 11, 2019 in Environmentalism, Science & Technology, Spring 2019

Bonner has been president and CEO of the Saint Louis Zoo since 2002; in 2009 he became the Dana Brown President and Chief Executive Officer.   Noah’s efforts have been on Bonner’s mind as well, as evidenced in the title of his book, “Sailing with Noah.” Before Bonner became the leader of our local zoo, […]

Joel Sartore

By yimkristine on February 6, 2019 in Environmentalism, Science & Technology, Spring 2019

Joel Sartore is a man on a mission, and he’s running out of time. Like Noah, he’s obsessed with building an ark – the Photo Ark — a groundbreaking effort to document species before they disappear, and to get people to care while there’s still time. For nearly 15 years, the acclaimed National Geographic Society […]

Gautam Yadama with Mark Katzman

By Barbara Rea on July 27, 2018 in Environmentalism, Fall 2014 / No Comments

WU professor of social work Gautam Yadama gave a presentation based on his book, Fires, Fuel and the Fate of 3 Billion,” in Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom. Joining him in the audience question/answer segment was the book’s photographer, Mark Katzman.

Bill McKibben

By Sayan Patra on April 7, 2015 in Environmentalism, Fall 2012

On November 1, 2012 prominent environmental author and advocate Bill McKibben talked about “350: The Most Important Number in the World.” His initiative, 350.org, is a global call to action to solve the climate crisis.