October 9, 2006
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.—Mark London, author of the forthcoming book The Last Forest: The Amazon in the Age of Globalization, will give a talk with that title at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26, in the Cole Assembly Room at Amherst College. The first in a series of lectures titled “The Rain Forest Crunch,” sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program and the Office of the President at Amherst College, London’s talk is free and open to the public.

Mark London graduated from Amherst College in 1974 and attended law school at George Washington University. He is a trial lawyer and a partner in the firm of London & Mead in Washington D.C. and is the co-author of Amazon (1983, with Brian Kelly) and Four Little Dragons: Inside Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore: the Dawn of the Pacific Century (1983, with Brian Kelly).