“Throughout humankind’s history, we’ve driven species after species extinct: the passenger pigeon, the Eastern cougar, the dodo …
But now, says Stewart Brand, we have the technology (and the biology) to bring back species that humanity wiped out. So — should we? Which ones? ”
Check out Stewart Brand’s TED Talk here at
Is it the answer to every conservationist’s prayer?
As Barry Hillman muses in on one of the responses,
“Sure, we have a responsibility to un-do the damage we’ve done,let’s try to change our thinking and become a more caring society that has no need to damage our world and then we can spend more of our valuable and limited time on earth creating instead of repairing.”
What do you think?
There’s a follow-up here, a panel video discussion `hot off the press’ from March 15th : http://tedxdeextinction.org/
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