*+-Claire Kremen: The US should help protect pollinators by banning pesticides that kill them, but should also become a world leader in championing sustainable alternatives to harmful pesticides.
About Claire Kremen
Claire Kremen is a professor in UC Berkeley's Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management. She co-directs the Berkeley Food Institute. She is an ecologist whose current research explores the ecological, social and economic benefits, costs and barriers to adoption of diversified farming systems, and examines how to restore pollination and pest control services in intensively farmed landscapes. She was named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow in 2007 and elected to the California Academy of Sciences in 2013.