Clinton Jenkins (2002)
Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas (IPÊ) (Institute for Ecological Research), Sao Paulo state, Brazil
Clinton currently resides in Brazil, where he researches and teaches at the Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas (IPÊ) (Institute for Ecological Research). His primary research area is using geospatial technologies to identify conservation priorities, but he is currently focusing on the Mata Atlantica, Brazil’s Atlantic Coastal Forest. He continues to research for North Carolina State University’s Department of Biological Sciences. Clinton also serves as Vice President of SavingSpecies, a non-profit founded by Dr. Stuart Pimm. In that role, he helps ensure that conservation donations go to strategically-important biodiversity projects, and helps identify potential partners for collaboration.
Clinton also founded and maintains the website biodiversitymapping.org, a website devoted to providing easy access to maps and GIS data that summarize patterns of species diversity.