Lemur Fotokredit: Russell Mittermeier

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Russell Mittermeier's output includes 36 books and more than 700 scientific and popular articles. Among his books are (1997), (2000) and (2002), (2003), (2004), (2005), (1994; 2006; 2010), (2005), (2008), , (2009), (2010), (2011) and (2013).

Russell Alan Mittermeier (8 de novembro de ) é um , e . Ele escreveu diversos livros tanto científicos quanto de divulgação e é autor de mais de 300 .

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  • president of Conservation International, on a report that warns that 48% of species face extinction

OP-ED: Russ Mittermeier on Primate Extinction

As presented jointly by president of the UN Foundation, Timothy Wirth, and president of Conservation International, Russell Mittermeier, the partnership aims to enhance the impact of the 1972 UNESCO World Heritage Convention, which works with UN member countries to identify and protect sites of natural or cultural heritage.

Conservational International president Russell Mittermeier is a prominent primatologist, herpetologist and wildlife conservationist with 37 years of field experience in Central and South America, Africa and Asia. He is the only active field biologist to head an international conservation organization. Mittermeier's fieldwork has been on primates, protected areas and other conservation issues in Brazil, Suriname, Madagascar and more than 20 other countries. His areas of expertise include biological diversity and its value to humanity, tropical biology and species conservation. He has written 15 books, including the trilogy , , and , and more than 500 papers and popular articles on primates, reptiles, tropical forests and biodiversity. Mittermeier has served as chairman of the IUCN Species Survival Commission's Primate Specialist Group since 1977, has been an adjunct professor at the State University of New York at Stony Brook since 1978, and president of the Margot Marsh Biodiversity Foundation since 1996. Prior to coming to CI, he was with the World Wildlife Fund-U.S. for 11 years, where his last role was as vice president for science. His many awards include the Order of the Golden Ark from His Royal Highness Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands, the Grand Order of the Southern Cross from the President of Brazil, and the Grand Sash and Order of the Yellow Star from the President of Suriname (1998), the San Diego Zoo Gold Medal and the Aldo Leopold Prize of the American Society of Mammalogists. In 1998, he was one of magazine's "EcoHeroes for the Planet."