Ep. 53 – Living in the Anthropocene: Why Nature Matters

Dr. Daniel Gonzalez-Socoloske discusses creation care, environmental stewardship, ecological conservation. The conversation was recorded in early January 2020 when Jeff was recovering from a bad cold.

Daniel Gonzalez-Socoloske, PhD, is associate professor of biology at Andrews University. Daniel received his PhD in ecology from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He specializes in mammal ecology and conservation and is a member of the Society for Marine Mammalogy, the Latin American Society of Aquatic Mammal Specialists, and is a scientific advisor to the Sirenia Specialist Group, a subgroup of the Species Survival Commission of the International Union for Conservation of Nature. He teaches general ecology, biostatistics, animal behavior, and mammalogy. [Bio used with permission from the author, accessed online https://jae.adventist.org/en/2019.81.3.6.]


1) “Why Nature Matters: Seventh-day Adventist Education in the Anthropocene” (Daniel Gonzalez-Socoloske, Journal of Adventist Education, July-September 2019, pp. 28-34).

2) Seventh-day Adventist Statement: Environment

3) Adventist Books on the Environment:


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