Conjoined Twins/ Agriculture and Sustainability


Henry Kawamoto
* Director of craniofacial surgery for UCLA's Craniofacial Clinic
* Clinical professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery, UCLA's Mattel Children's Hospital
* Westwood, California

David Tilman
* Regents' Professor and Distinguished McKnight University Professor
* Director, Cedar Creek Natural History Area
* Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota
* St Paul, Minnesota

Jill Auburn
* National Program Leader/Director, Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program
* Washington, DC

Per Pinstrup-Andersen
* Recipient, 2001 World Food Prize
* Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute
* Washington, DC

Joel Cohen
* Abby Rockefeller Mauzi Professor
* Head, Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller University
* New York, New York

Catch too many fish for too long, and the population might crash. Farm a patch of ground too aggressively, and the fertility of the soil can be endangered. In this hour, we take a look at agriculture and sustatinability: how can people worldwide ensure that there's plenty of food now, as well as in years to come? Plus, an update on a now-separated pair of conjoined twins.



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