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Artist, author, independent scholar and commentator. Intersectionist. Joe explores issues relating to the relationship between growth, sustainability, and the environment within cultural frameworks. His interest is in cross-disciplinary approaches that offer to re-imagine ‘conservation’ and ‘environmentalism’. How do we make ‘environmentalism’ itself more effective and sustainable in the 21st century?
A frequent speaker on conservation related issues, he is the Founder and President of WOLFoundation.org, a Board Member of the African Rainforest Conservancy and a member of the IUCN Commission for Education and Communication.
In his own art, he is one of the world’s leading animal portrait artists, developing unique ways to use animal portraiture to explore issues related to animal individuality, human-animal relations and the impact on conservation efforts. Examples of this work can be seen at www.jzlimages.com.
He is both author and photographer for “FIRST STEPS: Conserving Our Environment” based on a United Nations exhibit.
Joe was previously a practicing physician, industry executive and an entrepreneur who founded a market leading international company,