Why is the proliferation of Argentine ants not just a nuisance for California homeowners, but a threat to the state's ecosystems? Why should we care about declines in the biodiversity of microbes, insects and reptiles? Join Robert Fisher, a former UCSD postdoctoral researcher, as he addresses these and other issues relating to the region's unique biodiversity. (#5943)
Science Matters: Endemic San Diego Fauna: What's Being Lost? Why Should We Care?
Premiere Date: 7/17/2002; 29 minutes