Ottawa's Festival of Ideas Since 1997

Merlin Sheldrake

Merlin Sheldrake
Photo by Hanna-Katrina Jedrosz

Merlin Sheldrake is a biologist and a writer. He received a Ph.D. in Tropical Ecology from Cambridge University for his work on underground fungal networks in tropical forests in Panama, where he was based at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. He is a musician and keen fermenter. Entangled Life is his first book.

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