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How We Can Bring Extinct Animals Back to Life


Science & Tech  (tags: Science & Environment, Technology, Animal, Cloning, Ecology, Extinction )


- 1651 days ago - bbc.com
Mankind has been responsible for the extinction of many animal species. But natural history futurist Stewart Brand says we may now have the technology that could help reverse the decline.



   

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David C (75)
Sunday December 7, 2014, 1:04 pm
while as someone with a lot of science background this sounds fascinating, the question should be "do we want or need to?"...........I wish we would take the same money, time, efforts, energy to preserve what we have today for the future....
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 7, 2014, 1:17 pm
Ridiculous. Why bring these animals back when we can't even look after the present say ones---we're killing them all-stealing their homes+polluting their oceans. I can just see it now...these animals are brought back+than sold to zoos-used in canned hunts+poached yet again to extinction---really what an absolutely STUPID selfish irrational idea.
 

Athena F (131)
Monday December 8, 2014, 5:00 am
we should focus on the ones we still have..keeping them alive..saving the planet so they can thrive.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday December 8, 2014, 5:44 am
Only if we never kill them again
 

Roger G (148)
Monday December 8, 2014, 2:11 pm
noted, thanks
 

Birgit W (160)
Monday December 8, 2014, 3:19 pm
Why bring them back?
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Monday December 8, 2014, 4:35 pm
Noted. I believe we should do everything possible to keep animals from becoming extinct. Once they are extinct we should not try to bring them back.
 

Ruth C (87)
Monday December 8, 2014, 4:52 pm
Only God can bring them back!
 

Kate Kenner (215)
Monday December 8, 2014, 5:15 pm
I'm pretty sure God has nothing to do with this but the real question is should we bring them back? True they are extinct due to humans but aren't we having enough problems keeping the ones owe have from going extinct as well? I have little faith in the human species and to bring them back invites trouble (for them).
 

Freya H (345)
Monday December 8, 2014, 5:58 pm
Interesting. Yes, we need to preserve the ones that we have - but we should make the effort to restore ones that we drove past the event horizon. Quaggas, great auks, thylacines, passenger pigeons, moas, et cetera. Even if we can't return them to the wild, surely we can keep them in preserves or ethical zoos.
 

Katherine May W (0)
Tuesday December 9, 2014, 12:57 am
Noted.
 

Winn A (179)
Tuesday December 9, 2014, 6:52 am
Noted
 

Winn A (179)
Tuesday December 9, 2014, 6:52 am
Noted
 
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