Lucas Joppa (2009) presents a fascinating modeling and prediction program with important applications for science, conservation, and biodiversity. Developed as part of his work at Microsoft Research, Joppa’s Prediction Engine for the Planet serves “is a computational system capable of delivering predictions about key planetary parameters – from biodiversity to carbon, and from the climate […]
The Wall Street Journal’s live webcast, WSJ Live interviewed Dr. Pimm about a new paper published in Nature on the effects of climate change in major cities around the world, and the rapidly approaching time lines for these effects. Click here for the Nature article.
Krithi Karanth (2008) is the recipient of the 10,000th National Geographic grant. A native of India, Krithi works with the Centre for Wildlife Studies, India. This brief video, celebrates Krithi and her work, as well as the wonderful landscape and people of India.
Dr. Pimm discusses biodiversity and conservation at Northwestern University–and the difficulty of saving rare and endangered species with small geographic ranges. “When your range is small, you are vulnerable,” says Pimm.