Harvard tropical ecologist addresses Jefferson Society

Dr. Stuart Davies specializes in tropical ecology and plant taxonomy at Harvard University. An Australian by birth, he has spent much of his time in Southeast Asia studying the long-term effects of environmental stresses on rain forests.

While conducting field research, he spent several years teaching at universities in Malaysia and Brunei. He has published articles on the effectiveness of managed forest regeneration, on the impact of soil properties on biodiversity, and the evolutionary history of the paleotropical genus Macaranga.

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