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Planet Human: Surviving the Extinction Crisis

A conversation with Elizabeth Kolbert and Stuart Pimm. Webcast begins at 6:30 p.m. EST.

October 25th, 2016

6:00pm

Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
7th Floor Commons
20 Cooper Square, NY

Kavli Conversations

Kavli Conversations are hosted by NYU’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program with support from the Kavli Foundation. Events are open to the public. Webcast will begin at 6:30pm.

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Speakers

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Elizabeth Kolbert is the author most recently of the bestseller The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. She’s a staff writer at The New Yorker.

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Stuart Pimm is a conservation ecologist at Duke University and a world leader in the study of present-day extinctions. He’s written four books and more than 270 scientific papers.

Moderator

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One of America’s most respected science journalists, Robert Lee Hotz is a science writer at the Wall Street Journal and a Distinguished Writer in Residence at the Carter Institute of Journalism at NYU. He is the president of the Alicia Patterson Foundation, which funds independent journalism projects around the world, and an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


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