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Jared Diamond, Author

Stephen Sackur speaks to environmental historian and author Jared Diamond. What is his conclusion about the long term viability of homo sapiens?

Stephen Sackur speaks to environmental historian and author Jared Diamond. There’s a basic human impulse to better understand the world we live in. It motivates scientists, economists, historians and the like to seek out patterns and connections. Jared Diamond’s hugely successful big picture explanations of the way human societies developed draw on biology, geography, anthropology and more. So what’s his conclusion about the long term viability of homo sapiens?

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Presenter Stephen Sackur
Interviewed Guest Jared Diamond

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