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Thursday, February 25 at 6:00pmVirtual Event
DARWIN TALKS: The Science and Ethics of De-Extinction
The Museum of Natural and Cultural History celebrates Charles Darwin's birthday with our annual Darwin Conversations, held virtually this year. Join us online as we explore current extinction trends and weigh the pros and cons of bringing extinct species back to life.
Can—and should—we bring back extinct species?
Bringing back recently extinct species sounds like a good idea, especially if people were responsible for their extinction. But what’s involved, ethically as well as scientifically? Join Ross MacPhee, the American Museum of Natural History's senior mammalogy curator, for a lively discussion of the possibilities and pitfalls of de-extinction biology.
This program is made possible with support from the University of Oregon’s Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics.