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Tom Butler

Vice President of the Tompkins Conservation Family of Foundations; President, Northeast Wilderness Trust

Tom Butler

Tom Butler is the vice president for conservation advocacy for the Tompkins Conservation family of foundations and the volunteer board president of Northeast Wilderness Trust, a regional land trust. A conservationist and writer, his books include Wildlands Philanthropy, Plundering AppalachiaProtecting the Wild, and Energy: Over-Development and the Delusion of Endless Growth. His recent book, Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot (“OVER” for short), is a photo-format volume depicting how human numbers and behavior are transforming the Earth.

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