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(Photo Credit: Tim Howard)

Fighting to protect a species is one thing, but what if that species is all but gone -- can you bring it back?  Should you? Or, as Holly Doremus and Josh Donlan argue, have we already changed our world so dramatically that the only way forward is to accept that Nature will never be how it was?  And Gisella Caccone explains how, at least on Pinta Island, we may be able to take the past...and raise it from the dead.

Comments [5]

Just listened to this and got really excited because I SAW LONESOME GEORGE LOSE HIS VIRGINITY. I was actually on a trip to the Galapagos led by the all girls Catholic school I was attending when George finally went for one of the lady turtles. I thought that maybe he got a wiff of hormones from the 20 or so girls who were peering into his little habitat and that's what got him in the mood. Anyway it was probably the most significant event I have witnessed. The tour guide was on the brink of tears. I took photos.

Oct. 03 2014 02:49 AM
Anthony L from Austin, TX

For anyone wondering, the song at the end is Stars of the Lid - Articulate Silences, Part 2 (maybe some Part 1 too, kinda hard to tell), from the album And Their Refinement of the Decline (2006).

Jul. 29 2014 12:37 AM

Is this it? it sounds very similar..

Jul. 27 2014 08:35 PM
Matt Barnlund

I second Cheryl's comment above: someone please post the track title & artist. Many many thanks!

Jul. 25 2014 04:22 PM

What is the music during the last bit of this piece? It's beautiful. (Also sounds slightly familiar, at least in style, but I can't place it.)

Jul. 25 2014 03:29 PM

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