Norman MYERS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1934-08-24
Education Clitheroe Royal GS, Keble Coll Oxford (MA), Univ of Calif Berkeley (PhD)
Books & Publications The Long African Day (1972), The Sinking Ark (1979), Conversion of Tropical Moist Forests (1980), A Wealth of Wild Species (1983), The Primary Source: Tropical Forests and Our Future (1984 and 1992), The Gaia Atlas of Planet Management (1986 and 1993), Future Worlds: Challenge and Opportunity in an Age of Change (1990), Population, Resources and the Environment: The Critical Challenges (1991), Tropical Forests and Climate (ed, 1992), Ultimate Security: The Environmental Basis of Political Stability (1993, 2 edn 1996), Scarcity or Abundance: A Debate on the Environment (with J L Simon, 1994), Environmental Exodus: An Emergent Crisis in the Global Arena (with J Kent, 1995), Perverse Subsidies: Tax $s Undercutting our Economies and Environments Alike (with J Kent, 1998 and 2001), The Gaian Corporation: A Greenprint for Business at the Millennium (Japanese edn, 1999), Biodiversity Hotspots (with R A and C R Mittermeier, 2000), The New Consumers: The Influence of Affluence on the Environment (with J Kent, 2004), The New Gaia Atlas of Planet Management (with J Kent, 2005), The Citizen is Willing But Society Won't Deliver: The Problem of Institutional Roadblocks (with J Kent, 2008)
Recreations marathon running, professional photography, mountaineering
Clubs Achilles
Style Prof Norman Myers, CMG
Career Nat Serv RA 1952-53 (invalided out); dist offr Overseas Admin Kenya 1958-60, teacher Delamere Boys' Sch Nairobi 1961-64, professional wildlife photographer and TV film-maker E Africa 1965-68, conslt in environment and devpt 1972-; res and projects in over 80 countries incl assignments for: World Bank, UN agencies, Nat Acad of US, OECD, EEC, World Cmmn Environment and Devpt; foreign assoc US Nat Acad of Scis, Pew scholar in conservation and environment, hon visiting fell Green Coll Oxford, external fell Saïd Business Sch Univ of Oxford, fell 21st Century Sch Univ of Oxford, chm and visiting prof of int environment Univ of Utrecht, adjunct prof Duke Univ; visiting prof: Harvard Univ, Cornell Univ, Univ of Vermont, Univ of Michigan, Univ of Texas, Stanford Univ, Univ of Kent, Univ of Cape Town; Hitchcock prof Univ of Calif Berkeley 1998; Regents lectr Univ of Calif; author over 300 papers in professional jls; memb bd of dirs/advsrs of 10 orgns; fell: World Acad Arts and Sci 1988, American Assoc for the Advancement of Science 1990; ambass WWF (UK); hon degree Univ of Kent 2003; FRSA 1993, FLS 1993; Awards Gold medal and Order of Golden Ark World Wildlife Fund International, Gold medal of New York Zoological Soc, Global 500 Roll of Honour UN Environment Programme, Special Achievement award International Environment Protection Sierra Club US, Distinguished Achievement award Soc for Conservation Biology, Gold medal San Diego Zoological Soc, jt recipient Volvo Environment Prize 1992, UN Sasakawa Environment Prize 1995, Blue Planet Prize 2001
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