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Jared Diamond

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Jared M. Diamond "of Los Angeles, California, is a conservation biologist, a professor of geography at the University of California in Los Angeles, and a research associate in ornithology at the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History and at the American Museum of Natural History. He has worked as a consultant in conservation and national park planning in Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and Indonesia. Dr. Diamond's four books for a popular audience are The Third Chimpanzee; Guns, Germs, and Steel; Why Is Sex Fun?; and Collapse. He has published hundreds of research papers on a broad range of scientific topics. A fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, American Philosophical Society, and American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he has been awarded a Burr Medal from the National Geographic Society, a MacArthur Fellowship, a Pulitzer Prize, Japan's Cosmos Prize, Britain's Science Book Prize (twice), the National Medal of Science, and the Tyler Prize. He received a BA from Harvard University and a PhD from Cambridge University in England." [1]

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  1. Directors, WWF USA, accessed October 5, 2008.
  2. Advisory Board, Earth Institute, accessed August 5, 2009.
  3. Skeptic Magazine Board, organizational web page, accessed May 16, 2012.
  4. Seacology Scientific Advisory Board, organizational web page, accessed February 23, 2013.