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A Murder Mystery! A "Whodunnit" of Global Amphibian Declines

Event Type
Lecture
Topic
environment
Sponsor
Illinois Program in Law and Philosophy, WGGP and others
Location
Room D, College of Law, 504 E. Pennsylvania Avenue
Date
Oct 1, 2019   4:00 - 5:00 pm  
Speaker
Mark Wainwright, Tropical Ecologist, Wildlife Artist and Author, and President of the Children's Eternal Rainforest in Monteverde, Costa Rica
Cost
Free and open to the public
Contact
Anita Kaiser
E-Mail
arkaiser@illinois.edu
Phone
217-333-6221
Views
398

What might account for the massive loss of amphibian species over the last thirty years all around the world? The list of suspects turns out to be a who's who of global environmental challenges.  Tracking the culprits will require the ingenuity of natural and social scientists, and stopping them will require the tenacity of lawyers.  And as the chase goes on, we will all need to face the fact that our own actions, small and large, can have impacts far and wide.

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