Jonathan Hoekstra is one of The Nature Conservancy's senior scientists, providing global science leadership on diverse issues including restoration of the Gulf of Mexico, climate change, ecosystem services, energy, and agriculture. Jon is lead author of the Atlas of Global Conservation, the most comprehensive and detailed assessment of current trends in the natural world. He earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Biological Sciences from Stanford University, and a Ph.D in Zoology from the University of Washington.