Ke Chung Kim
The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Ke Chung Kim
The Pennsylvania State University,University Park, PA 16802 USA (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
, K. & R. Weaver (Eds.). 2009.
Biodiversity and Landscape: A Paradox of Humanity.
2nd ed.New York: Cambridge University Press
Ke Chung Kim is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Entomology and Director Emeritus of the Center for BioDiversity Research at The Pennsylvania State University.
Kim is a biodiversity scientist whose work has built on insect taxonomy/systematics, ecology, conservation biology, evolution, and natural resource management.
He founded the Center for BioDiversity Research in 1989 and has helped assess biodiversity in Pennsylvania and South Korea ever since.
In 1997, Kim founded the DMZ Forum, a nongovernmental organization that promotes the preservation of Korea's demilitarized zone for conservation and peace.
In light of the recognition of biodiversity loss and its impacts on ecosystems throughout the world, Kim
interest ten years ago to issues of human sustainability and has written on many aspects of biodiversity and its continued loss.
has promoted the concept of biodiversity related to human sustainability through biodiversity assessment and monitoring, research, and public lectures worldwide.
convened a major conference in 1990 titled "Biodiversity and Landscape: A Paradox of Humanity" that gave rise to a book with the same title.