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Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lectures @ UNI

Events - Elizabeth Kolbert

An Evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Kolbert: On The Sixth Extinction

A mass extinction event 65 million years ago killed off the dinosaurs, along with three quarters of the species on earth. Today, the world is changing so rapidly that scientists fear another extinction event-- the sixth extinction -- is underway. What does this mean for people and for the millions of other species who share our planet?

Thursday, September 20, 2018 ~ Strayer-Wood Theatre, 7:00 p.m. ~ Click here to save to your calendar

Q&A with Elizabeth Kolbert

Alexa Sedlacek, Assistant Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences at UNI, will be moderating a Q&A session with Elizabeth Kolbert and UNI students. Topics will be wide-ranging, and can include history, the environment, long-form journalism, philosophy, and public policy issues.

Friday, September 21, 2018 ~ Lang Hall Auditorium, 10:00-11:00 a.m. ~ Click here to save to your calendar
Lectures and accompanying materials are archived in UNI ScholarWorks:

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Readings and Resources - Elizabeth Kolbert

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