Harvey Croze

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Harvey Croze, Trustee & Senior Program Advisor, Chief Pilot & Clerk of Works Amboseli Trust for Elephants.

"A behaviorist and ecologist with four decades of experience in African ecosystems. He began study of evolutionary biology at Amherst College, obtained doctorate on animal behavior at Oxford University. He worked for Tanzanian National Parks as elephant ecologist in the Serengeti in the late '60s studying the interaction between elephants and the woodlands. With Cynthia Moss he established the Amboseli Elephant Research Project in 1972. From 1972 to 1976 he lectured in the Zoology Department of the University of Nairobi and supervised MSc and PhD students in a graduate Biology of Conservation programme. In the mid-70s he was the ecologist on the UNEP/FAO/GoK Kenya Wildlife Management Project that devised a wildlife utilisation fund for Kajiado District to offset landowner opportunity costs. His last posting was Assistant Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme, with responsibility for global environmental monitoring and assessment. He has written numerous papers, reports and books, including recently Pyramids of Life (Harvill), The Great Wildebeest Migration (Harvill) and Africa for Kids (Chicago Review Press)." [1]

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  1. Who we are, Amboseli Trust for Elephants, accessed June 18, 2010.