M. Sanjayan and Zach Dorfman

M. Sanjayan is Executive Vice President and Senior Scientist at Conservation International. A native of Sri Lanka, Sanjayan is also the host of the PBS series Earth—A New Wild, a senior adviser at Clinton Global Initiative, a Catto Fellow at the Aspen Institute, and a member of National Geographic Society’s Explorer’s Council. He was also a correpsondent for the Emmy-winning Showtime series Years of Living Dangerously and host for Discovery Channel’s four-part series Powering the Future. Sanjayan’s peer-reviewed scientific work has been published in Science, Nature, and Conservation Biology and he writes for Orion magazine, The Huffington Post, and Fortune China.

Zach Dorfman is Senior Editor of Ethics & International Affairs.


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