Plant Species Nearing Extinction

Scientists and conservationists briefed reporters on the 1997 World Conservation Union Red List of Threatened Plants report. The… read more

Scientists and conservationists briefed reporters on the 1997 World Conservation Union Red List of Threatened Plants report. The report concludes that one in eight vascular plants will soon be extinct and one in four in North America. Participants stressed that botanic diversity is important to mammal ecology and to medicinal production. They also noted that conservation can accomplish much in preventing many of these species from disappearing. close

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  • Boom, Brian Vice President New York Botanical Gardens->Botany
  • Brackett, David Chairman World Conservation Union->Species Survival Commission
  • Fri, Robert Director Smithsonian Institution->National Museum of Natural History
  • Jensen, Deborah Director Nature Conservancy->Conservation Science
  • Kress, John Chairman Smithsonian Institution->Botany
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Plant Species Nearing Extinction

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Program ID:
103628-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 8, 1998
Last Aired:
Apr 12, 1998

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  • Apr 08, 1998 | 7:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 08, 1998 | 11:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 10, 1998 | 1:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 12, 1998 | 4:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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