Professor of Ecology at ETH Zurich and Head of Crowther Lab 

United Kingdom 

Thomas Ward Crowther is a professor of ecology at ETH Zürich and former co-chair of the advisory board for the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. At ETH Zürich, he started Crowther Lab, an interdisciplinary group of scientists exploring the role of biodiversity in regulating the Earth's climate. Crowther is the founder of Restor, an online platform that provides connectivity, and transparency to thousands of conservation and restoration projects around the world. He also founded SEED, a biodiversity monitoring tool to help measure the health of nature across the globe. He was selected in the final cohort for Prince William’s Earthshot Prize and was selected by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader for his work to promote nature. 

Healthy biodiversity is the reason to fight Climate Change, TIME