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Georgina Mace (1953–2020)

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Science  20 Nov 2020:
Vol. 370, Issue 6519, pp. 915
DOI: 10.1126/science.abf1559

Summary

Georgina Mace, who died on 19 September at the age of 67, did ground-breaking research assessing the state of biodiversity, how human actions have driven biodiversity loss, and how society might change to deliver a sustainable future. Intellectually fearless and possessing absolute integrity, Georgina selflessly supported and empowered countless researchers. One of the first conservation biologists and a pioneer for uniting disciplines to deliver evidence-based change, she provided the insights that underpin conservation laws and policies worldwide.

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