How to Save a Species from Going Extinct
Highlighting one of the coolest and most ambitious projects in the history of rare species conservation, this documentary video ("Team Schiedea") takes us to Kaua'i, Hawai'i, where a group of passionate plant people are working to save some of the rarest plants on the archipelago -- and tell us why we need a new generation of biodiversity lovers to help battle the extinction crisis.
Teaching topics: extinction, biodiversity conservation, rare species, conservation jobs, invasive species, island evolution, Hawaiian biodiversity
Host/Producer/Writer: Chris Martine @MartineBotany
Producer/Videographer/Editor/Graphics: Paul Frederick
Field Producer: Tim Kramer
Scientists featured: Ann Sakai, Stephen Weller, Steve Perlman, Lauren Weisenberger, Alex Loomis, John Powers, Warren Wagner, Mike Moore, Krissa Skogen, Norm Wickett, Ava Adler
Plants are Cool, Too!
Martine, Chris; Frederick, Paul; and Kramer, Tim, "How to Save a Species from Going Extinct" (2021). Other Faculty Research and Publications. 154.