Contributor: Russell Mittermeier
Russell Mittermeier, President, Conservation International (CI)
Russell Mittermeier has served as president of Conservation International (CI) since 1989. He is a prominent primatologist, herpetologist and wildlife conservationist with over 30 years of field experience in Central and South America. Prior to his work with CI, Mittermeier was vice president for science at the World Wildlife Fund US. In 1998, he was selected as one of Time magazine's EcoHeroes for the Planet.
If not regulated effectively, the cruise industry could threaten the fragile ecosystems in which it operates. Russell Mittermeier, president of Conservation International, offers advice on what...