Contributors to the Atlas
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Victoria Dompka Markham
Director, Center for Environment and Population (CEP)
Senior AAAS advisor
Richard W. Getzinger, PhD
Director, AAAS International Office
Helen de Mattos
Gayl D. Ness, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Michigan (UM), and Director, UM Population Environment Dynamics Project
Geoffrey Lean, international environmental writer and journalist
L.J. Gorenflo, The Nature Conservancy
Holly Strand, World Wildlife Fund
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