Episode 135: Dead Species Walking
This week, a landmark new report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) was released stating that nature is declining globally at unprecedented rates and the rate of species extinction is accelerating. One million (out of eight million) plant and animal species are now on the verge of extinction. Joining the show to help explain why and the extent to which the decline in biodiversity is happening, the consequences of the decline and how we need to move forward is Susan Casey – Lefkowitz, Chief Program Officer for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).
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