Mattias Klum was recently named a National Geographic Fellow. In this role he supports ongoing National Geographic Mission Programs conservation efforts such as Mission Blue, Freshwater Initiative and Great Energy Challenge, focusing his efforts on critical biodiversity and conservation issues. The Fellows Program was created to encourage the flow of ideas between National Geographic and field experts. Other Fellows include Reza, photographer and Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy, Conservation Biologist. Read more at National Geographic Fellows Program.