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MSP Film Presents Science on Screen® - Science and Emotion of Extinction
Join MSP Film for the National Evening of Science on Screen® and a live talk by Dr. Nicholas A. Mason, LSU Professor and LSU Museum of Natural Science Curator on the Science and Emotion of Extinction.

Dr. Nick Mason will discuss the science and emotion of extinction, including population declines and detectability, the false hope of ‘deextinction’, and ongoing conservation priorities. Nick will highlight the importance of natural history collections and continued scientific collecting in conservation, ending with a brief tour of the research collection at Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science, where Nick recently joined as an Assistant Professor and the acting Curator of Birds.

Screening with the documentary film GHOST BIRD on mspfilm.org as part of MSP Film's Science on Screen® program. Watch the movie March 23-25.

An initiative of the COOLIDGE CORNER THEATRE, with major support from the ALFRED P. SLOAN FOUNDATION.
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