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Endangered Species Hot Spots

Endangered Species Hot Spots

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A new study has found that many endangered species live in a relatively few areas, called hot spots. In this hour of Science Friday, Ira Flatow will talk to ecologists and biologists about the science behind the study, and how it might translate into policy. Guests: Andrew Dobson Professor in the departments of ecology and evolutionary biology Princeton University Princeton, New Jersey Ronald Pulliam Science Advisor to the Department of the Interior Washington, D.C. Reed Noss Editor, Conservation Biology Corvallis, Oregon Listeners call in



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