At an Earth Institute sustainable development seminar, experts talk about the importance of ecosystems in relation to development and modernization.
Ruth DeFries, Denning Family Professor in Sustainable Development, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology
Shahid Naeem, Director of Science, Center for Environmental Research and Conservation; Professor and Department Chairman, Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology
Natalie Boelman, Storke-Doherty Lecturer, Biology and Paleo Environment, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
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