First, scientists say the earth is changing more rapidly than we have expected. Ecosystems are shifting and some species are dying out. What does this mean for humanity? Joining us is Larry Schweiger, he is the author of Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth. [ dur: 23 mins. ]
- Larry Schweiger is a former president and CEO of National Wildlife Federation. He is the author of Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth.
Next, on The Scholars’ Circle panel, scientists warn of a possible mass extinction in our oceans with far reaching consequences for human life, as well. But, they add that it is not too late to address it. What exactly is happening to life in the oceans and what can be done to avert a mass die off? [ dur: 35 mins. ]
- Stephen R. Palumbi is a Professor of Marine Sciences and Director at Stanford University’s Hopkins Marine Station. He is the author of The Evolution Explosion: How Humans Cause Rapid Evolutionary Change, The Extreme Life of the Sea and co-author of the groundbreaking study Marine Defaunation: Animal loss in the global ocean.
- Robert Warner is a Professor of Marine Biology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the co-author of the ground-breaking study Marine Defaunation: Animal loss in the global ocean.
- Mary A Sewell is a Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Auckland.
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