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September 24, 2012

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

September 24, 2012

The UT Tyler Department of Biology will hold a public lecture about sustainability and biodiversity conservation, Dr. Srini Kambhampati, Sam A. Lindsey professor and biology department chair, announced.

Dr. Sahotra Sarkar, professor of biology and philosophy at UT Austin, will present “Sustainability and Conservation of Nature” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26 at the UT Tyler University Center theater. He will discuss the planet’s current state as well as future prospects for biodiversity conservation.

An accomplished biologist and philosopher, Sarkar has written many journals articles, book chapters and books on varied topics including biology, philosophy, conservation biology and sustainability. His teaching and research encompass mathematical logic, environmental ethics, aesthetics and Marx.

Event sponsors are the Glass Family Series on Sustainability and UT Tyler Department of Biology.

For more information, call Kambhampati, 903.372.4794.

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