Christopher Lean and the Philosophy of Biology in the latest issue of National Geographic

Christopher Lean and the Philosophy of Biology in the latest issue of National Geographic
Tuesday 4 December 2018

In the latest issue of National Geographic, current School of Philosophy PhD student and a philosopher of science, Christopher Lean examines the value of conservation efforts in the face of mass extinction.

He argues that a recent study highlights the importance of preserving evolutionary diversity and raises question about conservation efforts.

“We are currently losing lineages with unique evolutionary history at a devastating rate,” he says. “When we lose distinct species we lose evolutionary heritage and unique possibilities held within this heritage.”

You can read the full article here:

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2018/10/millions-of-years-mammal-evolution-lost-news/ … @NatGeo

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