David Markowitz is a sustainability expert and ecologist. David currently serves as the Principal Ecologist at World Parks, Inc., an environmental non-profit working to assemble the largest network of protected areas on the planet.
In addition to his work at World Parks, David is a Climate Committee Member at Ecologi, where he advises on tree planting and carbon offset projects, and works as a Forest Ecologist at the Green Future Project, where he helps build a verification framework designed to maintain the integrity of carbon credit projects in South America.
David holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences from Carnegie Mellon University and a Master’s Degree in Conservation Biology from the University of Michigan. He currently lives in Miami, Florida.
At LeafScore, David assists with research, advises our editorial team, and reports on the latest happenings from the front lines of climate change in South Florida.