The Importance of Everything – Feb. 16

Dr. Mireya Mayor, Fulbright Scholar and National Science Foundation Fellow who appears as a featured host on Nat Geo (National Geographic) WILD network, will talk about The Importance of Everything: The Interconnectedness of Wildlife, Humankind, and Our Shared Habitat in Protecting the Planet on Mon., Feb. 16, at 7pm in the Young Auditorium. This is part of the Contemporary Issues Lecture Series.

There are resources for learning more!

Andersen Library has ordered a copy of Mayor’s book about her life, Pink boots and a machete: My journey from NFL cheerleader to National Geographic Explorer, but pages from it can be previewed via Google Books. You also can read a bit about her experiences in her blog post, “Wild Nights in the Concrete Jungle” (Aug. 6, 2010).

Search article databases for articles on related topics such as “Lemur diversity in Madagascar” (International Journal of Primatology, 2008, vol.29:no.6, pp.1607-1656), “Connectedness and environmental behavior: Sense of interconnectedness and pro-environmental behavior” (International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 2011, vol.30:no.1-2, pp.89-100), and “Students’ application of the concept of interdependence to the issue of preservation of species: Observations on the ability to generalize” (Journal of Research In Science Teaching, 1997, vol.34:no.8, pp.837-850. doi:10.1002/(SICI)1098-2736(199710)34:8<837::AID-TEA6>3.0.CO;2-W).

Please ask a librarian for assistance with finding additional information.

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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