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Kieran Suckling

Self Description

November 2008: "founded the Center and oversees development and implementation of the Center’s endangered species protection and wilderness conservation strategy. He acts as liaison between the Center and other environmental and public interest groups, handles negotiations with government agencies, and writes and lectures on biodiversity issues. Kierán holds a master’s in philosophy from the State University of New York at Stonybrook and a bachelor’s from Holy Cross."

Third-Party Descriptions

November 2008: '“It’s not like you have to go in and do a bunch of research. You could come in very quickly on Day One and say: ‘We’ll make a commitment to list every single one of those species in 24 months,” says Kieran Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity.'


RoleNameTypeLast Updated
Organization Head/Leader (past or present) Founder/Co-Founder of Center for Biological Diversity Organization Nov 9, 2008
Student/Trainee (past or present) Holy Cross College Organization Nov 9, 2008

Articles and Resources

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Nov 08, 2008 Bush’s seven deadly environmental sins: How Bush made a mockery of the nation’s environmental laws and values -- and what Obama must do to get us back on track.

QUOTE: It hardly bears repeating that George W. Bush's record on the environment makes his own father look like Teddy Roosevelt by comparison. By taking environmental policymaking away from scientists, and turning it over to industry cronies, Bush has made a mockery of the nation's environmental laws and values.