Livestream Lecture: The Sixth (Modern) Mass Extinction – A Geologic Perspective

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Earth is currently experiencing an accelerating biodiversity crisis that could rival past mass extinctions in terms of rate, magnitude, and selectivity. What lessons does the fossil record offer for how ecosystems will respond to massive loss of biodiversity? Dr. Jonathan Payne is Professor and Chair of Geological Sciences at Stanford University.