The Sixth Extinction: Humanity and the Loss of Nature

Event Flyer
Thursday, February 21, 2019 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm

The PEI Taplin Environmental Lecture, "The Sixth Extinction: Humanity and the Loss of Nature," a conversation with journalist Elizabeth Kolbert, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, February 21, in McCosh Hall, Room 50. Kolbert — author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History” — will discuss the human-driven loss of species with Princeton’s Stephen Pacala, the Frederick D. Petrie Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and past director of PEI, and the future of a society without wild animals, plants and places.

This event is free and open to the public. A book signing and reception will follow in the Prospect House Garden Room.

Location: McCosh Hall, Room 50