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Video: Microsoft Research’s Lucas Joppa’s “A Prediction Engine for the Planet”

Video: Microsoft Research’s Lucas Joppa’s “A Prediction Engine for the Planet”

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 […]

By October 17, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Video: Stuart Pimm Interviewed on Wall Street Journal Live

Video: Stuart Pimm Interviewed on Wall Street Journal Live

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.

By October 10, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
VIDEO: Krithi Karanth receives 10,000th Nat Geo grant

VIDEO: Krithi Karanth receives 10,000th Nat Geo grant

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.

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Video: Sustaining the Variety of Life

Video: Sustaining the Variety of Life

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.

By October 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Video: Stuart Pimm’s Passion for Birding and Conservation

Video: Stuart Pimm’s Passion for Birding and Conservation

Dr. Stuart Pimm discusses his passion for birding and ornithology, fostered in the countryside of England, and how that passion inspired him to work for conservation around the world.

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Video: Tom Brooks, IUCN’s top scientist, on the IPBES

Video: Tom Brooks, IUCN’s top scientist, on the IPBES

Tom Brooks (1998) is the Head of IUCN Science and Knowledge Unit and in this video, he shares his expectations for the Plenary session of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and the way he sees IUCN as a Union contributing to this new global nature platform on biodiversity and its […]

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