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Biodiversity and Development

91s3_08_15_1930_WORMyers from AGCI on Vimeo.

Thursday, August 15, 1991
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Of the many pressing global change issues, none have as far-reaching effects as biodiversity loss. In this eloquent and passionate talk, Dr. Norman Myers explains why biodiversity is a crucial environmental issue and tells of efforts to find solutions to the problem of species extinction. In his talk, Dr. Myers pays specific attention to tropical forests, where biodiversity is greatest but most at risk.

Tags: 
  • global
  • change
  • biodiversity
  • mass-extinction
  • tropical
  • forest
  • fragmentation
  • species
  • loss
  • development
  • public lecture
  • habitat
  • implications
  • moral
  • societal
  • natural
  • consqeuences