The professor who assigns value to nature
And then persuades world leaders to save it. Gretchen Daily, a professor of biology at Stanford University, is a pioneer in the field known as “natural capital.” Using science and software, she shows stakeholders why it benefits everyone to prioritize conservation. Tik Root profiles the professor's career and takes a closer look into the ideas driving the Natural Capital Project, which Daily co-founded and recently published research around the importance of mangroves. Could Daily's work ethics serve as inspiration for policymakers worldwide?
From The Washington Post