Dr. Bruce Beehler

Dr. Bruce Beehler

Senior Director, Biodiversity Assessments + Ecosystem Health (Former CI Employee)

Bruce Beehler is an ornithologist, ecologist and conservationist who has spent much of his scientific career studying and working to conserve the birds and rainforests of the Southwest Pacific and South Asia. After conducting pre-doctoral and doctoral fieldwork in Papua New Guinea, Bruce worked for 10 years at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, followed by stints at the Wildlife Conservation Society, U.S. Department of State and Counterpart International. Today, he conducts research on the impact of climate change on forests, wildlife and subsistence agriculture on the island of New Guinea. Bruce earned his Ph.d. at Princeton University and has co-authored eight books and 100 scholarly publications. Learn more.

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