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Revive & Restore presents TEDxDeExtinction – March 15

by Austin Brown on February 25th, 02013

Where molecular and conservation biology meet, a new scientific field is emerging: De-extinction. Scientific and technological advances are making the prospect of reviving extinct species a realistic goal. Revive & Restore is a project of The Long Now Foundation that seeks ecological enrichment through extinct species revival. A private meeting last fall, jointly organized with…  Read More

Report on the First De-Extinction Meeting and Other Revivalist News

by Stewart Brand on January 7th, 02013

36 scientists, 25 presentations, 5,000 words to cover them all.  Lots of news. Also the first announcement of the TEDx DeExtinction conference in Washington DC on March 15. Introducing our now-full-time reviver of passenger pigeons, Ben Novak, with Martha, the world’s last passenger pigeon, in the backrooms of The Smithsonian. Ben Novak is going to…  Read More