October 2003

Can Creation Be Saved?
Dr. Michael Soule

The 2003 Dempsey Environmental Lecture was given by Dr. Michael Soule. Dr. Soule is one of the world's leading experts in population biology and island biogeography theory. He has written and edited nine books on biology, conservation biology, and the social context of contemporary conservation. He has written more than 150 articles on topics such as population and evolutionary biology, population genetics, island biogeography and nature conservation and ethics. Soule has received numerous recognitions including being elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship, and being the recipient of the National Wildlife Federation's 2001 National Conservation Achievement Award.

Dr. Soule was the founder and first president of the Society for Conservation Biology, has served on the board for the National Research Council and is a founding and active member of the Wildlands Project.

Dr. Michael Soule

Dr. Michael Soule