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Keeping track of animals in popular culture.

Facing Extinction, Facing Ourselves

Posted by lisagbrown on November 10, 2008

lg_cube_lemurStuart Pimm, one of the world’s leading experts on extinction, was today’s guest on NPR’s “Species at the Brink” on On Point with Tom Ashbrook. According to Pimm, up to one half of the world’s species could be extinct within 100 years. But instead of trying to frighten people into joining the cause by provoking our deepest fears, he provides worthwhile, achievable steps that every individual can take to help prevent this global nightmare. Click on the link above to listen to this fantastically informative hour of radio.

Or, to go straight to the source and visit Pimm’s web project,, which connects potential donors to organizations that make a direct impact on species preservation and carbon neutrality.

Photo: Lemur in Madagascar from


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