Meet the Planet: June 16th, 2007
Today on Meet the Planet, Janet Ranganathan of the World Resources Institute talks about reversing the degradation of ecosystems through changing the way they are managed and raising awareness about the importance of ecosystem services. Rhett Butler talks about his website, Mongabay, and giving the public resources to understand the science behind conservation. Kevin Koenig, Northern Amazon Program Coordinator for Amazon Watch, talks about the rights of indigenous cultures to protect their land and the rain forest from exploitation by oil and gas companies. W3 Architect Warren Wagner discusses the rise in popularity of green building techniques and sustainable design.