The Sixth Extinction; Human Activity and the loss of Species

Program: 
A Deeper Look
Air date: 
Thu, 02/13/2014 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Interview; Elizabeth Kolbert on The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
The Sixth Extinction  Scientists across the globe are monitoring its progress, right now, with grave and urgent concern.

You remember the Fifth mass extinction, when the impact of an Asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs and 2/3rd of life on the planet. This time the culprit is us. Human activity has sped up the rate of extinction to match catastrophes of the past.

Join Host Linda Olson-Osterlund, for a special membership drive edition of A Deeper Look. Her guest is award winning author and Staff Writer for the New Yorker Elizabeth Kolbert. They will talk about her fascinating new book, 4 years in the making, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

 

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