oliver pergams research
conservation, people, & evolution

There has been a huge media response to our research on people's changing relationship with nature. An interview should be playing in the background: you can turn it OFF with the above control.

I set up the website


to address public interest. The site includes a sampling of the media outlets, including the video from TV's NBC Nightly News, Newsweek, an mp3 from National Public Radio, etc.

red rock institute

To better handle future research on people & nature, my dear friend and collaborator on most of the social-science research, Dr. Patricia Zaradic, and I founded red rock institute, inc., a 501(c)3 private scientific research foundation.The website is at