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Extinction isn't just for dinosaurs anymore--according to scientists, the Earth is undergoing its sixth mass extinction, which could spell trouble for the planet.
Welcome back to Third Eye Weekly. On this podcast we try and answer the big questions with intimate, personal narratives that give insight into the human experience that others might over-look. For today’s podcast we're joined by professor, paleontologist, and author Anthony D. Barnosky. He's the executive director for the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve and the author of 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?" He's here today to speak with us about the earth's sixth mass extinction in its history. Music & Poetry Tycho
Anthony Barnosky explains how long mass extinction has been a problem and why the issue is so easily forgotten and glossed over.
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.