tom smith moderates biodiversity discussion for world war zero

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Tom Smith moderates biodiversity discussion for World War Zero

UCLA Professor and Center for Tropical Research Director Tom Smith moderated a World War Zero Facebook Live discussion on biodiversity with Dr. Kristen Ruegg (Asst. Professor at Colorado State University and Asst. Adjunct Professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability) along with Dr. Rachael Bay (Asst. Professor at UC Davis). Their discussion focused on the threat that biodiversity loss poses to our planet, how the effects of climate change impact biodiversity, and how science can help find ways to mitigate these effects. “Clearly we’re in a biodiversity crises…This is a code red moment.”

To view the full discussion, visit the permanent link to the World War Zero recording here.

World War Zero is a coalition launched by John Kerry to combat the climate crisis.