Tag: National Geographic

Yasuni at Risk: Why the World’s Most Biodiverse Rainforest Could Be Drilled

Yasuni at Risk: Why the World’s Most Biodiverse Rainforest Could Be Drilled

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.

By October 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Stuart Pimm National Geographic interview

Stuart Pimm National Geographic interview

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).

By April 19, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Leading the Bioblitz

Leading the Bioblitz

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 [...]

By March 19, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
An Inordinate Passion for Tropical Moths

An Inordinate Passion for Tropical Moths

 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. [...]

By August 6, 2009 0 Comments Read More →