Tormod V. Burkey
Tormod Vaaland Burkey, PhD, studied ecology and conservation biology at Princeton. He is a biodiversity specialist, conservation scientist and environmental activist, as well as a birder, diver, sea kayaker, and sailor. Tormod loves animals with a vengeance and longs to experience wildlife untrammeled by habitat degradation and predation. He has struggled since childhood with the difficulties of saving endangered species, the natural world, and the beautiful places on Earth from human ignorance and greed. He lives in a cabin in Norway on the banks of the Glomma River with Kitty, a cat, and writes for publications and media outlets.