Postdoctoral Scholar - Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Natural Capital Project
Natural Capital Project
Ecosystem Services and Conservation
Daniel Karp is a postdoctoral “NatureNet” fellow based at the Nature Conservancy and the University of California, Berkeley. Daniel completed his Ph.D. in 2013 and undergraduate studies in 2009 at Stanford University’s Department of Biology. His research interests center on developing innovative methods for harmonizing food production with the conservation of ecosystem services and biodiversity. Daniel's focus is thus primarily outside reserves, where he studies biodiversity and ecosystem services in agriculture at multiple scales. His research agenda has three core dimensions. First, he investigates strategies for designing agricultural systems to achieve biodiversity conservation outcomes. Second, Daniel studies methods for harmonizing these conservation interventions with improving livelihoods. Third, he works closely with international experts in large synthetic efforts that focus on developing guidelines for monitoring and conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services.
Selected Publications by this Author
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Stanford biologists working in Costa Rica outline an approach to habitat conservation that achieves diverse objectives
By Paige Miller