Dr. M. Sanjayan to speak at special free event at OSU February 11, 2016. He will present Earth and People – Lessons in Living Together, Preserving our Present and Enriching our Future.
Dr. M. Sanjayan is a leading global conservation scientist, writer and an Emmy-nominated news contributor focused on the role of conservation in improving human well-being, wildlife and the environment. He is Conservation International’s executive vice president and senior scientist and formerly was chief scientist for The Nature Conservancy. His scientific work has been published in journals including Science, Nature, and Conservation Biology.
Sanjayan's broad-reaching television experience includes numerous documentaries for Discovery Channel, PBS, and the BBC and serving as a frequent contributor to CBS News. He was a correspondent for Years of Living Dangerously, the 2014 Showtime documentary series on climate change awareness. Also in 2014 he returned as the featured contributor to the BBC World News series The Power of Nature. He hosted the five-part EARTH – A New Wild PBS series early in 2015, and will co-host three one-hour live events from Monterey Bay for PBS and BBC on 8/31, 9/1, and 9/2, called Big Blue Live. WOSU Public Media and EPN/SENR will be jointly promoting Big Blue Live and the Sanjayan event February 11th. Big Blue Live airs 8-9 PM those three evenings. Click here to learn more about this program.
This February 11th event is a special Environmental Professionals Network and School of Environment and Natural Resources event at 7 PM at the Ohio Union Archie Griffin Grand Ballroom. Over 1500 people may attend this free event; registration is open and is on-going until sold out. Click here to register now.
The EPN and the School of Environment and Natural Resources appreciate the sponsorship of this event by OSU School of Environment and Natural Resources, The Nature Conservancy, OSU Office of Energy and Environment and OSU Discovery Theme: Sustainable and Resilient Economy.