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Mongabay: “Extinction is pressing, Biotechnologies are necessary”

By 2022, Articles, Ben Novak, Biotechnology, Black-Footed Ferret, Genetic Rescue
Revive & Restore's Lead Scientist, Ben Novak, at the National Black-footed Ferret Conservation Center holding Elizabeth Ann at 3-weeks old. Elizabeth Ann turned one on December 10, 2021.  Revive & Restore’s Lead Scientist Ben Novak recently spoke to Mongabay about the need to pursue biotechnologies like cloning to address the extinction crisis. In her piece titled “For species on the very brink of extinction, cloning is a loaded last resort”, Mongabay journalist Caitlin Looby takes a look at what actions are being taken to save our world’s disappearing biodiversity.  “Right now, conventional conservation measures are struggling to keep up with...
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