Luke L. Powell, PhD

Greetings! I am a conservation ecologist and Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellow with the University of Glasgow and a visiting fellow at Durham University. I'm also the director and co-founder of Biodiversity Initiative, an NGO and research collaborative dedicated to exploration, ecology and education in tropical rainforests - especially in Central Africa. I have a handful of research projects, all of which seek to understand ecology to aid wildlife conservation in some capacity.


What I've been up to:

I'm featured in an episode of National Geographic's web series Today I Learned, where I explain why some birds lay their eggs in other birds' nests:

Our NGO, Biodiversity Initiative got the cover story for Audubon Magazine!

http://www.audubon.org/magazine/summer-2016/land-lost-birds-searching-life-forests-bioko#8

Biodiversity Initiative, has launched a new website: www.biodiversityinitiative.org/

biodiversityinitiative.org

contact me: Luke.L.Powell<*at*>gmail.com