Documenting the 'Smaller Majority' of Life on Earth Ninety percent of the known species on Earth are smaller than a human finger. Zoologist and photographer Piotr Naskrecki talks about The Smaller Majority, his new book, which chronicles Earth's biodiversity through startling photographs.
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Documenting the 'Smaller Majority' of Life on Earth

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Documenting the 'Smaller Majority' of Life on Earth

Documenting the 'Smaller Majority' of Life on Earth

Documenting the 'Smaller Majority' of Life on Earth

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Ninety percent of the known species on Earth are smaller than a human finger. We'll talk with zoologist and photographer Piotr Naskrecki about the Smaller Majority the title — and subject — of his new book.

Guest:

Piotr Naskrecki, director, Invertebrate Diversity Initiative, Conservation International; research associate; Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University