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Tom Smith in Ecology and Evolution: Remembering Africa’s Congo Basin on Earth Day

Thomas B. Smith, is a professor in Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at the University of California at Los Angeles. He is Co- Director of the Congo Basin Institute and is Director of UCLA’s Center for Tropical Research.

In this article, Smith writes about the importance of the Congo Basin for biological diversity.