Conservation Conversations with Sean O’Brien – Episode 9: Paul Ehrlich

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Date of Publication: April

Year of Publication: 2023

Publisher: NatureServ

Author(s): Sean O’Brien

Join Sean O’Brien, President and CEO of NatureServe, as he discusses emerging technologies, regional and global trends in biodiversity, and the future for life on Earth with some of the world’s leading experts in conservation. Each episode, released on a monthly basis, will feature an exclusive interview with scientists that’s accessible for listeners of any background. For nearly 50 years, NatureServe has been the authoritative source for biodiversity data throughout the Western Hemisphere. NatureServe works with 100+ network organizations and 1,000+ conservation scientists to collect, analyze, and deliver biodiversity information, providing comprehensive spatial data to meet both regulatory and conservation needs.

On this month’s episode of Conservation Conversations, Sean was joined by the legendary author and scientist Paul Ehrlich, known for his work in biology and population dynamics. In their discussion, Ehrlich reflects on changes in science and conservation over the last half-century, the vital importance of science communication, and society’s ability to rapidly change at pivotal moments. Plus, hear how butterflies captured Ehrlich’s early interest in biology.

You can learn more about Ehrlich’s career in his new memoir, Life: A Journey through Science and Politics.

Listen to the podcast here.


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