Conserving an Endangered Species: Brazil's Golden Lion Tamarin off the Brink
Professor James Dietz
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Anne Arundel Hall Lounge
University of Maryland Professor of Biology and former Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. James Dietz, is now working full-time to save the Golden Lion Tamarin from extinction in the tropical rain forests of Brazil. He returns to campus to update us on his recent progress!
This talk is a must-attend for all who are interested in conservation biology, primate biology, biological anthropology, and animal behavior. There are many transferrable political and social lessons learned from this successful conservation effort in Brazil.
Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the Honors College at University of Maryland
Offered in conjunction with ANTH720
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