A full house of 55 attendees today for the final of this powerful seminar series: The Arc of Human History: Challenges to Sustainability.
Extinction and Biodiversity in the Modern Era: Worrisome Trends and Practical Solutions. Jeffrey Brawn: Professor and Department Head, UI Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences. The rate at which our planet is losing species is unusually high and expected to increase. This talk will review current understanding of why and where we are losing species and, more importantly, what we can do about it. Whereas the challenges are daunting, there are opportunities to conserve biodiversity.