Episode 142: Green Hell
Paleontologist and astrobiologist Peter D. Ward studies the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction event (the one that killed the dinosaurs) and other mass extinctions. He is a leader in the intriguing new field of astrobiology, the study of the origin, distribution, and evolution of life in the universe.
The discussion touched upon subjects such as; Climate change, The Salton Sea, California fires & other major earth changes. What does the future have in store for us? Mass Extinctions have happened in the past, are we due for another?
Jon Kelly, who is an international clinician and world famous speech analyst, joined in as a co-host.
For more information
Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/endofdays/message
Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/endofdays/support
Some scientists say we're in a new geological age where humans are having an unprecedented impact on Earth. This hour, TED speakers ask what this means for the future of our planet, and our species. Guests include paleontologists Kenneth Lacovara and Peter Ward, environmental writer Emma Marris, and biodiversity archivist Cary Fowler. (Original broadcast date: September 30, 2016.)
Our penultimate episode of the season we speak to the former Brighton & Hove Albion striker Peter Ward about watching the winning moment against Manchester United. We also hear from ex-Seagulls defender Mark Lawrenson talking about how important it is for the Albion to build on next season and we get the low down ahead of the trip to the Etihad Stadium to face Manchester City from BBC commentator Andy Buckley.