Nora Bynum

CBC Network of Conservation Educators and Practitioners (NCEP)

elb@duke.edu

Nora Bynum directs the global activities of the CBC's Network of Conservation Educators and Practitioners (NCEP). Dr. Bynum has extensive experience teaching conservation biology and environmental science at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and has specialized in the design and implementation of intensive, student-active, and field-based learning experiences. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, and at the Center for Environmental Research and Conservation at Columbia University. In her previous position as Academic Director for the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS), Dr. Bynum provided academic leadership for a program of more than twenty graduate, undergraduate, and environmental policy field-based courses in several countries. She has worked extensively in the fields of tropical ecology, conservation and education in Latin America and Asia.

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Why Should You Care About Biological Diversity?