He is a conservation biologist and political ecologist
, a writer of essays and blogs, and a computer specialist and technology researcher.
Indeed, the figure of the conservation refugee should not only be of interest to political ecologists
or those of us interested in conservation, but should also be the purview of those interested in displacement and "refugeeism" more broadly.
A story of particular interest to cultural and political ecologists
could be Nabhan's visit to a lush desert oasis in western Egypt documented in 1919 by a University of Arizona agricultural researcher, Robert Forbes.