Norman Myers

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Dr. Norman Myers is a director of the Africa Conservation Fund.

"As a young man, Norman pursued a career in photojournalism and wildlife photography, which took him to Kenya where long days observing wildlife inspired him to return to school to study ecology as well as economics. He is currently a Fellow at Green College, Oxford University; the Andrew D. White Professor at Large at Cornell University; and an advisor at the World Bank's Global Environment Facility. Dr. Myers has won many awards, including the Volvo Environment Prize and the United Nations’ Sasakawa Prize. He has published more than 250 professional papers, 300 popular articles, and 15 books with sales of one million copies in 11 languages. He is the originator of the biodiversity hot-spot strategy that has generated over $300 million for conservation activities worldwide." [1]



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  10. Solutions Journal Editorial Board, organizational web page, accessed June 18, 2013.
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