Contributor biographical information for A contract with the Earth / Newt Gingrich & Terry L. Maple ; foreword by E.O. Wilson.


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Newt Gingrich was Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1994 to 1998 and is widely heralded as the chief architect of the Republican Contract with America. Since his days as an environmental studies professor, he has been involved in a variety of environmental initiatives. He was the founding chair of the West Georgia College Chapter of the Georgia Conservancy. He has championed efforts to create the Chattahoochee River Greenway, protect the wild tigers of Asia, and establish the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands National Marine Sanctuary. Terry L. Maple is president and CEO of the Palm Beach Zoo and professor of conservation and behavior at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Maple is a former president of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and a coeditor of Ethics on the Ark. He was president and CEO of Zoo Atlanta from 1985 to 2003.




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Environmental responsibility -- Unisted States.
Environmentalism -- Unisted States.
Environmental policy -- Unisted States.