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Professor Claire Kremen

Claire Kremen is Professor of Conservation Biology at the University of California, Berkeley. She works on the nexus between sustainable agriculture, conservation of biodiversity and ecosystem services. She has published over 100 scientific papers. Her work includes hands-on conservation action such as developing a network of protected areas to protect Madagascar’s flora and fauna. In 2007, she was awarded the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship for her contributions to ecology, agriculture and biodiversity, and in 2013 she was elected to the California Academy of Sciences. She co-directs the Centre for Diversified Farming Systems and the Berkeley Food Institute at the University of California. She is the Field Chief Editor for Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems.