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Wakild participates in book launch

Emily Wakild, a professor of history and director of Environmental Studies in the School of Public Service, participated in a book launch for the Spanish translation of her book on the history of Mexico’s National Parks, “Parques Revolucionarios:Conservación, justicia social y parques nacionales en México, 1910-1940.”

In addition to the author, the panel included María Louisa Albores, the secretary of Mexico’s Ministry of the Environment, a cabinet-level position; Ecologist Gonzalo Halffter, of Inecol – Instituto de Ecología, and Ernesto Herrera of Reforestamos, Mexico, an NGO working towards local dialogue over forestry. Several national park directors and public servants attended the panel.

The panel can be viewed here on Facebook