Map of Life featured in Seeker: How close are we to discovering all life on earth?

Event Date: 
Friday, December 20, 2019 - 12:15pm

The newest episode of SEEKERHow Close Are We to Discovering All Life on Earth?” features Map of Life research and its contribution to biodiversity science and conservation. In this episode, Mario Moura and Michelle Duong discuss gaps in our planetary biodiversity knowledge and briefly discuss the nuts and bolts behind the discovery of new species. The episode also includes the efforts of the Conservation Biology Institute Laboratories, Smithsonian National Zoo to cryopreserve samples of Earth’s biodiversity for next generations. The video is available at Youtube (here), Facebook (here), and at SEEKER website (here).