November 4, 2013: In the decades since the Endandered Species Act and framing of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, advances in genomics, remote sensing, and global-scale climate models have advanced. Do legal frameworks for conservation efforts lag scientific understanding? How might bioscience can better inform conservation/biodiversity policy? These questions and more are discussed by John M. Fitzgerald formerly of the Society for Conservation Biology, Susan Haig of the U.S. Geological Survey, and Chris Meyer of the Smithsonian Institution. Moderated by NPR's Richard Harris, this installment in the Global Challenges Discussion Series was held at AAAS headquarters in downtown Washington, DC. #acsscicon #aaas

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