Miles R. Silman is Professor of Biology, Ranlet and Frank Bell Jr. Fellow, and Director of the Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability at Wake Forest University. His work centers on the response of tropical forest ecosystems to past and future climate change with particular emphasis on biodiversity, ecosystem services, species distribution and species migration in space and time. His current projects also work on understanding Andean and Amazonian carbon cycles for use in private, large-scale ecosystem services projects. He has 20 years of experience working in the Andes and Amazon and is a coordinator and founding member of the Andes Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research Group.
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