Tagged: extinction

How the huia was lost 1

How the huia was lost

“No New Zealander who loves his country can read, without indignation, the chronicle of the collectors’ raiding of the forests. Even such a bird-lover as Sir Walter Buller had his heart hardened when the...

Bringing back the dead 3

Bringing back the dead

On Friday, March 15 2013, National Geographic hosted the first-ever public exploration of the subject of reviving extinct species at TEDxDeExtinction, a daylong event at Grosvenor Auditorium in Washington, DC. The purpose of this event was...