As cities and suburbs replace once pristine natural areas, ecologists are paying more attention to how nature responds to development — and they're finding that there's more to urban ecosystems than rats and cockroaches. Join host Ira Flatow and guests for a discussion about urban ecology.
*Director, New York Bioscape Initiative
*Executive vice president, Wildlife Trust, New York, N.Y.
*Director, Urban Ecology Research Laboratory
*Associate professor of urban design and planning, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
*Co-director, Central Arizona - Phoenix Long Term Ecological Study (CAP LTER)
*Professor of biology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
*Explorer In Residence, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC