New York City has been referred to as a concrete jungle. But researchers say it is more ‘jungle’ than you might think. A panel of experts discuss the plant and animal life found in city waters and green spaces. They also discuss the impact of urbanization and climate change on a city’s biodiversity.
Eleanor Sterling is the Director for the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation at the American Museum of Natural History. She’s based in New York, New York.
Sarah Aucoin is the Director of the Urban Park Rangers for the City of New York Parks & Recreation. She’s based in New York, New York.
Jason Munshi-South is an Assistant Professor of Biology at the City University of New York. He is based in New York, New York.
Merry Camhi is the Director of the New York Seascape program at the Wildlife Conservation Society. She is based in New York, New York.
Felicia Keesing is a professor of Biology at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.