Josh Floum is president of Earth Island Institute’s Board of Directors. Josh began his association with Earth Island as lead trial lawyer in the two-decades-long tuna/dolphin lawsuits, which ultimately ended the practice of setting tuna nets on dolphins in the United States. He was also lead counsel in the San Onofre nuclear plant discharge case, the sea turtle/shrimp trawler cases, and the navy sonar/whale litigation. More recently he helped establish Earth Island Advocates to further expand Earth Island’s courtroom presence. In his other career, Josh was a litigation partner in several San Francisco-based law firms, specializing in antitrust, and was Visa’s general counsel during its evolution from a group of bank associations to a leading global public company.
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Camilla Fox has more than 20 years of experience working on behalf of wildlife. She has authored more than 70 articles, has co-authored two books, and is director and producer of Killing Games: Wildlife in the Crosshairs. She holds a master’s degree in wildlife ecology, policy, and conservation. Areas of expertise include wildlife ecology, policy, and conservation; and national, state, and local campaigns aimed at protecting native carnivores and fostering humane and ecologically sound solutions to human-wildlife conflicts.
A longtime science writer and editor and wildlife advocate, Lisa Owens Viani received a special achievement award for raptor conservation from the International Owl Center in Minnesota. Areas of expertise include the impacts of rodenticides on non-target wildlife, including raptors and many other species.