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Scientists at Home: Endangered Species and Climate Change

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Herd of reindeer traveling single file across the tundra. A  herd of reindeer, including descendants from the herd of conservation biologist Mary Blair's great-great-grandfather, travel across the tundra.
Mary Blair/© CBC-AMNH
 

How are scientists working to help species threatened by climate change? Join conservation biologist Mary Blair, director of biodiversity informatics research at the Museum's Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, to explore research efforts to help conserve endangered species. 

Expanding on her research, Blair will also talk about her personal journey as a scientist and descendent of Sámi nomadic reindeer herders from Sápmi (Finland, Russia, Norway, and Sweden), and the immense threat climate change poses to indigenous peoples' livelihoods as well as to global biodiversity. 

Join the watch party on Thursday, July 23, at 2 pm EDT, or view on this page.

 


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