Mass Extinction

Premiere DateFeb 6, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
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00:45 Part 1 - Anthony D. Barnosky, Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve
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03:25 Part 2 - Loss of Biodiversity
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07:43 Part 3 - What Can Be Done?
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10:19 Outro
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10:49 Bonnet Blues The Youngest
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15:01 Finish
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Today on the Daily Beat, Monday, February 6, 2017: Anthony D. Barnosky of the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve at Stanford University joins the show to discuss the Earth’s current period of mass extinction and why it’s so concerning.

Anthony D. Barnosky is a professor, paleontologist, and author, currently serving as the executive director of the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve at Stanford University. He’s contributed to many websites such as Huffington Post and has written several books, including “Dodging Extinction: Power, Food, Money, and the Future of Life on Earth,” as well as 2016’s “Tipping Point for Planet Earth: How Close Are We to the Edge?”

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…

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