Thomas Crowther

Thomas Ward Crowther is a professor of ecology at ETH Zurich and co-chair of the advisory board for the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. At ETH Zurich, he started Crowther Lab, an interdisciplinary group of scientists exploring the role of biodiversity in regulating the Earth’s climate. Crowther is the founder of Restor, an online platform that provides ecological data, connectivity, and transparency to conservation and restoration projects around the world. In 2021, the World Economic Forum named Crowther a Young Global Leader.

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