61.Gerardo Ceballos: Vertebrates on the Brink

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Gerardo walks us through findings from his much reported on recent coauthored paper: Vertebrates on the Brink As Indicators of Biological Annihilation and the Sixth Mass Extinction, which, do not worry he breaks that all down for us. 

He explains:

  • What a mass extinction is and how they’re determined
  • Why they occur
  • Why it matters that we do all we can today to end the ongoing current mass extinction 
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Gerardo Ceballos
Gerardo Ceballos

Gerardo is a renowned ecologist and conservationist who’s research has focused in part on extinction risk in vertebrates. He is also currently a Professor at the Institute of Ecology at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.

Photo by Lukasz Szmigiel on Unsplash

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