Plant Species Nearing Extinction

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

Plant Species Nearing Extinction 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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  • Brian Boom Vice President New York Botanical Gardens->Botany
  • David Brackett Chairman World Conservation Union->Species Survival Commission
  • Robert Fri Director Smithsonian Institution->National Museum of Natural History
  • Deborah Jensen Director Nature Conservancy->Conservation Science
  • John Kress 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 08, 1998 | 7:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 12, 1998 | 4:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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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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