Today’s episode takes on a listener question: why not just move the polar bears to Antarctica? The idea might seem silly, but it’s actually got a name — assisted migrations — and the debates around what we should do to help conserve species as the climate warms is a really complicated and fascinating one.
Jason McLachlan — associate professor of ecology at the University of Notre Dame
Cuauhtémoc Sáenz-Romero — forest geneticist at Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo
Emma Maris — environmental writer, author of Rambunctious Garden
Tero Mustonen — biologist with the Snowchange Cooperative & head of the Kesälahti fish base
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