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Michael E. Soulé
Biographical Sketch

Michael Soulé is Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz. He was born, raised, and educated in California. After spending much of his youth in the canyons, deserts, and intertidal of San Diego and Baja California, and after graduating from San Diego State, he went to Stanford to study population biology and evolution under Paul Ehrlich.  
Michael's Curriculum Vitae
Curriculum Vitae

View document here.
The Study of Sin
note: Michael expects to finish a book manuscript in the near future on the subject of sin and how it relates to the extinction crisis.
Soulé Interviewed by Michelle Nijhuis
about the biology of Sin 'Sinners, repent! How our natural self-bias got us into this mess'
click here to read article in "Grist"
While articles are still being added to complete this archive, much of Michael's published work is available here.
Michael spoke at the International Conference on Ecology and Transportation. June 23 - 27, 2013. ICOET link

Keeping the Wild
Against the Domestication of Earth
The "New Conservation"

NEW BOOK edited by Tom Butler for FDE 2014
With a chapter by Michael Soule - the "New Conservation."
Species Extinction is a Great Moral Wrong
Editorial by Cafaro and Primack
Species Extinction Editorial

Article in Biological Conservation vol. 170 (2014) pg. 1-2. By Cafaro, Philip and Primack, Richard. In response to Peter Kareiva and Michelle Marvier.
New Editorial by Soulé
The “New Conservation”
Editorial "New Conservation" in CB journal

Editorial published in Conservation Biology.
Peter Kareiva and The New Conservation
Faith-based, Trickle-down Model of Conservation

Essay by Michael Soulé
Who is Conservation For?
Article in The Chronicle of Higher Education
By Paul Voosen

click here to read article
Using a Landscape Permeability Model to Prioritize Conservation Activities in the US
Read press release

Article published in Conservation Letters in early February 2012 by David M. Theobald, Sarah E. Reed, Kenyon Fields, and Michael Soulé

climate change adaptation; habitat loss and fragmentation; gradients; graph theory; landscape connectivity

with the Abstract.  
Trophic Downgrading of Planet Earth
A paper Michael contributed to published in Science Magazine. By Estes, et. all.
view abstract here
Interview in YES! Magazine
read interview on Connectivity in YES!
Interview on Izilwane
Soule Interview

01 December 2010: Michael Soulé, Grandfather of Conservation Biology by Alexander Q. Gilbert

read online, here
Nature's Asprin
Download and listen to this talk by Michael Soulé on Nature's Asprin. Recorded August 11, 2010 at KVNF public radio. click here
Important Organizations
The Rewilding Institute: rewilding.org
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