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Explore the World with Wade Davis

Celebrate Earth Day with a world renowned anthropologist, plant explorer and Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society! Light at the Edge of the World: A Journey through the Realm of Vanishing Cultures.

Wade Davis, a professional speaker for nearly twenty years has lectured at over 70 universities, numerous corporate groups and professional associations. Wade Davis is an Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society. Named by the Geographic as one of the “Explorers for the Millennium”, Wade Davis is an anthropologist and plant explorer who received his Ph.D. in ethnobotany from Harvard University. Described by ABC 20/20 as a real life Indiana Jones, Davis spent three years in the Amazon and Andes searching for new medicinal drugs, before heading to Haiti to investigate folk poisons used to create zombies.

Thursday, April 22, 2010 at the Carroll College Cube at 7 P.M. Presented by the Lewis & Clark Library