Jared Diamond

Jared Diamond

American Scientist, Author, Professor of Geography at the University of Californ

The speeches by Jared Diamond discuss fallen societies, and the various factors associated with this fate. He makes references to societies that have collapsed in the past, and looks at human-induced impacts on our environment.

Jared Diamond is an award-winning scholar who received an A.B. from Harvard College, and his Ph.D. in membrane biophysics and physiology from the University of Cambridge. He was a professor at the UCLA Medical School for physiology, and worked in the ornithology and ecology fields. In 1999, he received the National Medal of Science, and in 2009 he was made honorary doctorate by Westfield State University. He is the author of numerous science books, and is currently a Professor of Geography at the University of California.

The speeches by Jared Diamond aim to prevent history from repeating itself, and raise awareness about the world's largest issues. Jared Diamond's background has made him an expert in a variety of fields, and he focuses on managing change for the future.

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