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Conversation: Frans de Waal

One of the ‘great minds of science’ discusses how research continues to disprove preconceived notions of animal intelligence

Dr. Frans de Waal is a biologist and primatologist known for his work on the behavior and social intelligence of primates. His research has been published in hundreds of peer reviewed scientific journals, and his best-selling books — including Chimpanzee Politics (1982),…
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by: Chelsea Skojec – May 3, 2016

Mauritius’ First Female President on Science, Biodiversity, and Climate Change

In Conversation: President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim made history in June when she became the first female president of Mauritius, a small island state in the Indian Ocean. She was appointed to the ceremonial position by parliament, and took office on June 5. Gurib-Fakim is the first…
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by: Chelsea Skojec – November 6, 2015


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