Can We Stop a Mass Extinction?
Human activity is sending animals and plants extinct. But scientists have radical solutions to save them – from transplanting polar bears to “de-extincting” a very strange frog.
Human activity is sending animals and plants extinct. But there is a fightback going on. Scientists all over the world are coming up with radical solutions to save them - from transplanting polar bears, to “de-extincting” a very strange frog. And experts say each one of us can make a difference.
So is it too late to save the planet, or can we stop a mass extinction?
Dr Simon Clulow – Macquarie University, Australia
Dr Karen Poiani – CEO, Island Conservation
Professor Jane Hill – University of York, UK
Professor Thomas Elmqvist – Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University
Presenter: Feranak Amidi
Producer: Beth Sagar-Fenton
(image: Romeo, the Sehuencas water frog / Courtesy of Global Wildlife Conservation, Austin Tx USA)