Consortium for Environmental Research and Conservation

The¬†Consortium for Environmental Research and Conservation (CERC) is a collaborative group of five world-renowned scientific institutions based in New York City: Columbia University, the American Museum of Natural History, the New York Botanical Garden, the Wildlife Conservation Society and EcoHealth Alliance. Each member of the consortium contributes to developing environmental leadership through a variety of education and research programs.¬†Collectively, the consortium’s research covers the globe with programs in over 60 countries.

CERC Steering Committee

Felicity Arengo, Associate Director, Center for Biodiversity, American Museum of Natural History

Michael Balick, Vice President for Botanical Science, Director and Philecology Curator, Institute of Economic Botany

Steve Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Peter Dazsak, President, EcoHealth Alliance

Josh Ginsberg, Senior Vice President and Chief Conservation Officer, Wildlife Conservation Society

James Miller, Dean and Vice President for Science, New York Botanical Garden

Shahid Naeem, Executive Director, EICES, Columbia University & Current Steering Committee Chair

Eleanor Sterling, Director, Center for Biodiversity, American Museum of Natural History

 

 

 

 

 

Jane Carter Ingram, Lead, Ecosystem Services/Payments for Ecosystem Services, Wildlife Conservation Society

 

 

 


 

Kevin Olival, Senior Research Scientist, EcoHealth Alliance