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Listen to Dr. Pimm podcast on the BP oil spill

Listen to Dr. Pimm podcast on the BP oil spill

Stuart Pimm is interviewed by the Endangered Species Coalition about the BP oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Listen to this podcast (with intro by ESC’s Leda Huta) in which Stuart describes the value of the Gulf as  a marine ecosystem and which species are most at risk from the spill. He discusses [...]

By July 16, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
World governments to miss goal protecting 10 percent of every ecoregion by next year

World governments to miss goal protecting 10 percent of every ecoregion by next year

It is unlikely that world governments will keep their pledge to protect 10 percent of every ecological region by 2010, according to a new study published in Biological Conservation. This goal is just one of many agreed upon by world governments through the Convention on Biological Diversity. With less than a year to the goal’s [...]