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Doris Duke Chair of Conservation at the Nicholas School, Duke UniversityStuart Pimm is the Doris Duke Chair of Conservation at the Nicholas School, Duke University, North Carolina and President at SavingSpecies. He is the author of over 270 scientific papers and four books. His commitment to the interface between science and policy has lead to his testimony to both House and Senate Committees on the re-authorization of the Endangered Species Act. His international honours include the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement (2010), the Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for Environmental Sciences from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (2006), the Society for Conservation Biology’s Edward T. LaRoe III Memorial Award (2006), and the Marsh Award for Conservation Biology.