De-extinction – the science of bringing extinct species back to life – is often in the headlines but how close are researchers to resurrecting species long gone?

Could the dodo be revived and put an end to the say ‘as dead as ….’?

Which bird species are being de-extincted and is any of this even a good idea?

Helen Pilcher discusses the practicalities and pitfalls of this emerging science, and explains how bringing back the dead could also help the living.

Followed by the opportunity to purchase and have signed Helen’s publications.

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Date(s) - 20/08/2017
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

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