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Gary Braasch, one of the nation's top conservation and nature 
photographers, will speak at Michigan State University at 4 p.m. on 
Tuesday, Nov. 11 in room 145 of the Communication Arts and Sciences 
Building. Braasch has travelled around the world to document climate 
change and will speak on the topic of "A World View of Global Warming: 
A Photojournalist's Journey."

  Braasch is an American photographer who received the Ansel Adams 
Award for conservation photography from the Sierra Club in 2006. He 
was named Outstanding Nature Photographer by the North American Nature 
Photography Association and is a Fellow of the International League of 
Conservation Photographers.  In 2006 he was named a "Legend Behind the 
Lens" by the  Nikon Corporation.  University of California Press 
published his book, Earth Under Fire:  How Global Warming is Changing 
the World  in 2007 and he followed that the next year with a 
children's book on climate with co-author Lynne Cherry. He has 
documented natural history and environmental issues since 1975, 
ranging from the eruption of Mount St. Helens and the ancient forests 
of the West Coast of North America, to global climate change.  He has 
produced photographic assignments for major magazines, including 
National Geographic, Life, Scientific American  and BBC Wildlife.  His 
most recent work is a series of stamps on global warming for the 
United Nations.

Examples of Braasch's work can be seen at http://www.worldviewofglobalwarming.org/
  and http://www.braaschphotography.com/ .

Braasch's lecture is being sponsored by Knight Center for 
Environmental Journalism with funding from the John S. and James L. 
Knight Foundation. There is no charge and the public is invited to 
attend.

For more information, contact Knight Center Director Jim Detjen at Detjen@msu.edu
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Jim Detjen
Knight Professor of Journalism
Director of the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism
Room 382 Communication Arts and Sciences Building
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1212
Tel: 517-353-9479
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Gary Braasch, = one of the nation's top conservation and nature photographers, will = speak at Michigan State University at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11 in room = 145 of the Communication Arts and Sciences Building. Braasch has = travelled around the world to document climate change and will speak on = the topic of "A World View of Global Warming: A Photojournalist's = Journey."

 Braasch is an American photographer who = received the Ansel Adams Award for conservation photography from the = Sierra Club in 2006. He was named Outstanding Nature = Photographer by the North American Nature Photography Association and is = a Fellow of the International League of Conservation = Photographers.  In 2006 he was named a "Legend Behind the = Lens" by the  Nikon Corporation.  University of = California Press published his book, Earth Under = Fire:  How Global Warming is Changing the = World  in 2007 and he = followed that the next year with a children's book on climate with = co-author Lynne Cherry. He has documented natural history and = environmental issues since 1975, ranging from the eruption of Mount St. = Helens and the ancient forests of the West Coast of North America, to = global climate change.  He has produced photographic assignments = for major magazines, including National Geographic, Life, = Scientific American  and BBC Wildlife.  His most = recent work is a series of stamps on global warming for the United = Nations.

Examples of Braasch's work can be seen at http://www.worldviewofgl= obalwarming.org/ and http://www.braaschphotography.= com/ .

Braasch's = lecture is being sponsored by Knight Center for Environmental Journalism = with funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. There is = no charge and the public is invited to attend.

For more = information, contact Knight Center Director Jim Detjen at Detjen@msu.edu .
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Jim Detjen
Knight Professor of = Journalism
Director of the Knight Center for Environmental = Journalism
Room 382 Communication Arts and Sciences = Building
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI = 48824-1212
Tel: 517-353-9479
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