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Dr. Glen Barry



Dr. Glen Barry is the President and Founder of Ecological Internet (EI). Dr. Barry is recognized internationally by the environmental movement as a leading public intellectual and global visionary committed to communicating the severity of global ecological crises and actively organizing with others sufficient responses. He is a conservation biologist and political ecologist, a writer of essays and blogs, and a computer specialist and technology researcher.

Dr. Barry's tireless use of the Internet to address global ecological change has been described as providing "the global ecological conscience" necessary to pursue and achieve global ecological sustainability. He has specialized for years in the use of the Internet to facilitate environmental conservation, where his many innovations include inventing blogging in 1993 (for which he is deepy sorry ;-)

Ecological Internet specializes in the construction of environmental portals with unique information retrieval tools and original analysis. EI's web sites (Climate Ark, Forests.org, EcoEarth.Info, Water Conserve, Ocean Conserve and Rainforest Portal) are widely recognized as premier environmental news, information and analysis web sites, and enjoys wide use from around the world. As EI's President, Dr. Barry carries out a range of duties requiring disparate proficiencies including ecological research, campaign strategizing, computer programming and NGO management.

Dr. Barry holds a Ph.D. in "Land Resources" from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Masters of Science in "Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development" also from Madison, and a Bachelor of Arts in "Political Science" from Marquette University. His research has been into use of the Internet to facilitate conservation outcomes, where his scholarly insights have been repeatedly tested through years of observation of actual Internet campaigns he has organized on behalf of the Earth. He is deeply committed to environmental sustainability, and his rainforest conservation and Internet campaigning have been supported by the MacArthur Foundation, Google Grants and many others. He has worked within academia, multi-lateral organizations and non-governmental organizations.

Dr. Barry is married, with two well trained golden retrievers. He recently relocated to Seattle where he practices green living. He enjoys walking, reading, tree planting, gardening, traveling and movies. He frequently speaks publicly and to the media on global environmental issues, having been featured recently in interviews by sources as diverse as the LA Times, BBC, Iranian Press TV, Voice of America and many local radio programs. Please contact Dr. Barry for interviews regarding forest, climate, water and environmental conservation and sustainability.

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