An Urgent Mission

The Living Earth CollaborativeTM is a center for biodiversity that brings together three world-class organizations–Washington University, Missouri Botanical Gardens, and the Saint Louis Zoo. The collaborative transcends geographic and political boundaries to conserve biodiversity and sustain life on Earth.

Learn more about our mission, leadership, and affiliated researchers

Living Earth Collaborative News

The Living Earth Collaborative (LEC) is hiring three postdoctoral fellows

The Living Earth Collaborative is pleased to announce the availability of three, two year long postdoctoral fellowships in the area of biodiversity research and conservation. Fellowships will be two years long and begin July-September 2019. LEC Postdoctoral Fellows will develop an independent research or conservation program that engages with multiple members of the Living Earth Collaborative Community

Review of applications will begin December 1st. Learn more & Apply


Attend the Living Earth Collaborative/EEPB Biodiversity Seminar Series

The Living Earth Collaborative and the Evolution, Ecology and Population Biology Graduate Program are hosting seminars on alternate weeks on Thursdays this Fall. Seminars are held in Restock 322 at 4:00 pm each week. View the Schedule of Speakers

Research News

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Missouri Botanical Garden

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