Elizabeth Kolbert is a Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer and journalist. Her latest book "The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History" won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in the General Nonfiction category, and was a New York Times 2014 Top Ten Best Book of the Year. Her series on global warming, “The Climate of Man,” appeared in "The New Yorker" in the spring of 2005 and won the American Association for the Advancement of Science's magazine award. In 2006, she received the National Academy of Sciences Communication Award. Her visit is a part of UNI's 2018/2019 Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lecture Series.