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!

Biodiversity Initiative, has launched a new website:

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