ALERT member John Terborgh is a scientist of enormous stature, whose many
accomplishments include a rare MacArthur 'Genius' Award. Here he tells us
why predators are so crucial for the Earth -- a lesson with big
implications for understanding nature and our future:
Amur Leopard -- just 70 left in the wild today.
Forty-five years ago, three leading ecologists asked a question of
child-like simplicity, “Why is the world green?”