Peter Raven

The Scientist Date: December 9, 1996 THE SCIENTIST® The Newspaper for the Life Sciences Professional (609)-786-7207 For Fast Service "While I read a lot of news and scientific journals, THE SCIENTIST gives me a comprehensive overview and keeps me up to date on science policy, news, and issues. This is very important to me because of the various committees on which I serve." PETER RAVEN Director, Missouri Botanical Garden and Professor, Washington University, St. Louis Home Secretary,

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Dec 8, 1996

The Scientist

Date: December 9, 1996


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"While I read a lot of news and scientific journals, THE SCIENTIST gives me a comprehensive overview and keeps me up to date on science policy, news, and issues. This is very important to me because of the various committees on which I serve."

PETER RAVEN
Director, Missouri Botanical Garden and Professor, Washington University, St. Louis
Home Secretary, NAS, Washington, D.C.
Member, President's Committee of Advisers on Science & Technology

Peter Raven joined the Missouri Botanical Garden 25 years ago; it has since grown to be one of the foremost botanical research institutions in the world. As a leading researcher in plant evolution, Raven has become an ardent spokesman on the issue of biological extinction, especially with regard to the destruction of tropical rain forests.

In 1987, Raven began...

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