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Reuters reporter discusses the extinction crisis with Stuart Pimm

Reuters reporter discusses the extinction crisis with Stuart Pimm

Reuters reporter Ben Gruber sat down with Dr. Stuart Pimm to discuss the implications of a recent paper on extinction in Science Magazine he lead-authored, published at the end of May 2014. In this recorded video story, Pimm discusses how he determined the current rate of the extinction and compared it to the extinction of […]

By June 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Zoe Jewell and Sky Alibhai of WildTrack Profiled in Duke Environment Magazine

Zoe Jewell and Sky Alibhai of WildTrack Profiled in Duke Environment Magazine

Zoe Jewell and Sky Alibhai are the founders of WildTrack, a non-profit dedicated to humane and effective wildlife tracking and identification.

By April 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Van Houtan featured on NPR’s ‘Morning Edition’ to discuss marine fisheries ecology

Van Houtan featured on NPR’s ‘Morning Edition’ to discuss marine fisheries ecology

Dr. Kyle Van Houtan, of the Marine Turtle Assessment Program (Pacific), in NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service was featured on NPR’s ‘Morning Edition’ to discuss changes to Hawaii’s marine ecosystem and fishery and how people have adapted their consumption of certain fish. Kyle leads the Hawaii-based office and focuses his work on marine ecology and […]

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Stuart Pimm is awarded the Tyler Prize

Stuart Pimm is awarded the Tyler Prize

This morning sees the following announcement from Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement website. “Two conservationists whose careers have centered on understanding ecosystem functions as the essential foundation for ecosystem restoration will share the 2010 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement. The award, consisting of a $200,000 cash prize and gold medals, will go to Dr. Laurie […]

By March 9, 2010 1 Comments Read More →
Hollywood mainstream goes green

Hollywood mainstream goes green

Pimm on film trends

By December 10, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Climate Change Will Significantly Increase Impending Bird Extinctions

Climate Change Will Significantly Increase Impending Bird Extinctions

Stephen Schneider, the Melvin and Joan Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, a senior fellow at Stanford’s Woods Institute and a major contributor to the IPCC reports, also was a co-author, along with John Fay and Scott Loarie of Duke University. By 2100, climate change could cause up to 30 percent of land-bird species to […]

By December 7, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
What a Way to Go – Stuart’s Second Film This Year

What a Way to Go – Stuart’s Second Film This Year

What A Way To Go – Life At The End Of Empire A middle class white guy comes to grips with Peak Oil, Climate Change, Mass Extinction, Population Overshoot and the demise of the American Lifestyle. What a Way to Go features interviews with noted authors Daniel Quinn, Derrick Jensen, Jerry Mander, Richard Heinberg, William […]

By November 23, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Bhadra Relief Package Declared the Best

Bhadra Relief Package Declared the Best

Alladi Jayasri – India’s National Newspaper The Hindu covers Krithi K. Karanth’s work in India CRYING FOR A BETTER DEAL: A good relocation package for forest dwellers to save the tigers from the man-animal conflicts. BANGALORE: The relocation of forest dwellers from tiger reserves is increasingly being considered the best option for conservation of the […]

By November 16, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Sigma XI’s Stuart Pimm Receives  2007 William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement

Sigma XI’s Stuart Pimm Receives 2007 William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement

Stuart L. Pimm 2007 William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement Duke University professor Stuart Pimm became a conservation biologist watching species become extinct in Hawaii in the 1970s. That experience led to his commitment to study the scientific issues behind the global loss of biological diversity. Pimm has written over 200 scientific papers and four […]

By November 9, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Dr Vale Gets Some Attention in the Top Brazilian Press

Dr Vale Gets Some Attention in the Top Brazilian Press

Read it here (PDF – Portuguese)

By November 9, 2007 0 Comments Read More →
Tackling the Biodiversity Crisis – BBC 4 Interview with Stuart Pimm & Georgiana Mace

Tackling the Biodiversity Crisis – BBC 4 Interview with Stuart Pimm & Georgiana Mace

The Earth is losing its biodiversity at an alarming rate. Species are becoming extinct between 100 and 1,000 times faster than normal, as a direct result of human activity. In 2005, the UN-commissioned Millennium Ecosystem Assessment highlighted the damaging effect that declining biodiversity is having on human well-being, by for example threatening food supplies and […]

By October 3, 2007 1 Comments Read More →
Successful relocation of people from Indian reserve

Successful relocation of people from Indian reserve

Successful relocation of villagers from wildlife sanctuary Jeremy Hance, special to mongabay.com September 29, 2007 The Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is located in India’s Western Ghats mountain range. The sanctuary contains some of India’s most celebrated and endangered wildlife, including the Bengal Tiger and Asian Elephant. Other mammals include the Guar, Sambar, Slender Loris, Chital, and […]

By September 29, 2007 1 Comments Read More →
Stuart Pimm Appears in DiCaprio’s The Eleventh Hour

Stuart Pimm Appears in DiCaprio’s The Eleventh Hour

A Leonardo DiCaprio film, the 11th Hour describes the last moment when change is possible. I think a heard the voice of Thomas Linzey or the ever optimistic Bill McKibben saying something about the the 59th minute of the eleventh hour. The film explores how humanity has arrived at this moment – how we live, […]

By August 25, 2007 1 Comments Read More →
Life in 2020

Life in 2020

It may be only a short while away, but the world in 2020 will be very different. Cosmos asked some of the world’s leading scientists to forecast the future. Albert Einstein claimed he never thought about the future. “It comes soon enough,” he would say. And you can see his point. What would have been […]

Compassionate Conservation

Compassionate Conservation

Ecologist Stuart Pimm feels a moral responsibility to protect the world’s “special places”–those richest in biodiversity and most threatened by human advances. For Stuart Pimm and his group of graduate students, the trip always begins the same way–with furious last-minute packing, a visit to CVS for anti-malarials, and a final powwow in the Nicholas School […]

By January 25, 2006 0 Comments Read More →
Meeting of the Waters

Meeting of the Waters

Along the Amazon, an Ecologist Follows his Call An article from Duke Divinity Magazine Click here to download a PDF

By September 25, 2005 0 Comments Read More →
Species in Trouble

Species in Trouble

Stuart Pimm and His Students Seek Out the ‘Hottest of the Hot Spots’ in Their Efforts to Stem Global Loss of Biodiversity by Monte Basgall As he bustles through the Nicholas School’s corridors carrying papers and files, or hunches over his computer doing sophisticated modeling, or begins yet another trouble-shooting, problem-solving trip with his students […]