Posts Tagged "National Geographic"
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
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 the birding contingent for a Bioblitz in Indiana in 2009. (Read the blog posts about the 2009 bioblitz, in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.)
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 Stuart L. Pimm Special Contributor to NatGeo News Watch More