Conserving our planet's botanical resources and ecosystems

Conservation research and actions of CanopyMeg, to conserve global forests, are shared in this new book!

Here is an article from Outside Magazine about a new book called, Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the Planet They Love, written by Lori Robinson and Janie Chodosh.

CanopyMeg was one of nearly two dozen wildlife conservationists that were interviewed about their work.

Below is the section of the article that talks about CanopyMeg:

Meg Lowman, 63, ecologist and Global Initiatives director at the California Academy of Sciences

Photo: Courtesy Meg Lowman

“Canopy Meg,” as Lowman is called, is a pioneer of canopy ecology. She is a senior scientist at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco and has spent 30 years working to map biodiversity in forest canopies. She is also an advocate for girls and minorities in science. “I feel a true sense of passion to serve as a role model and inspiration for all women in the world,” she says. “I try to be a good role model for the young women I encounter, so maybe they can gain advice and avoid some of the hurdles that I encountered.”

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