Applied anthropologist brings unexpected perspective to 2012 debate

2010-07-06T15:37:34-04:00November 16th, 2009|Categories: Academics, Home Stories|Tags: , , |

“The world is ours to lose,” concluded Applied Anthropologist, Dr. Duncan Earle at his lecture titled “2012: What’s the Story?” on November 11. This was the second of two lectures Earle delivered at the university this on the 11th. His first lecture, “Micro-Financial Alternatives to Rain Forest Destruction in the Congo,” addressed the question of creating financially viable alternatives to environmentally destructive activities that lead to tropical forest loss including alternatives such as carbon-credit offsets and sustainable enterprises for local economies.