Tag: National Geographic
In this thoughtful and passionate blogpost at National Geographic online, Dr. Pimm’s colleague, Dr. Matt Finer “warns against drilling the most biodiverse rainforest on Earth”: Ecuador’s spectacular Yasuni National Park.
Click below to listen to the National Geographic interview with Stuart Pimm. NatGeo’s Boyd Matson talks with Stuart about his Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, which will be formally awarded this coming week in Los Angeles. BTW Stuart regularly writes for the National Geographic blog (check here or on The Pimm Group Facebook page for updates).
Dr. Pimm is taking a leading role in this year’s Bioblitz. According to Wikipedia, a Bioblitz is “a special type of field study, where a group of scientists and volunteers conduct an intensive 24-hour (or 48 hour) biological inventory, attempting to identify and record all species of living organisms in a given area.” Stuart led [...]
National Geographic grantee Professor Roger Kitching wants to know how much less diversity there is in tropical rainforest that has been logged than in unlogged “primary” forest. He finds some clues from the moths he draws to his lamp, Stuart Pimm reports in words, images, and video from the field, deep in the Borneo jungle. [...]