Sanjayan is The Nature Conservancy's lead scientist. He works to ensure that the Conservancy is using the best ideas in science in order to implement its mission.
He has spoken at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg and at the Aspen Ideas Festival, been featured in numerous articles and TV shows in venues from the New York Times to the BBC to NBC's TODAY and has published in the journals Science and Nature, among others.
His column Wild Life appears regularly on nature.org.
A mountain of foam from a local creek consumed the road that Conservancy lead scientist, Sanjayan, was traveling on in Africa. With fresh water an increasingly important – and scarce – commodity, what can be done to protect it? More
The buggy evening, without a spot of wind, was transformed near midnight into a gale. We had picked out campsite designed for the views and to catch the slightest breeze; we were unprepared for the hard rain. More
Overnight, a storm gathered in silence and quickly pounced. The hot windless evening of yesterday has been replaced by lashing rain and gale force winds. Our tents are anchored with heavy rocks, and yet we fear to leave them empty for too long lest they are tossed into the river. More
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