Pioneering researcher and “queen of the forest canopy” Nalini Nadkarni, shows host Majora Carter the wonders of the Olympic rain forest — from the treetops! And the two visit a correctional facility where Nalini’s innovative Moss Project employs a team of prisoners turned botanists.
TreeTop Barbie Project – What is it?
91.7 San Francisco Bay Area: KALW Special: The Promised Land – San Francisco San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) Public Radio – Friday, 12-24-2010 – 12:00 – 1:00 PM PST – or: Listen Online: MP3, iPhone, Real
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TED – Talks – Nalini Nadkarni on conserving the canopy
About this talk
A unique ecosystem of plants, birds and monkeys thrives in the treetops of the rainforest. Nalini Nadkarni explores these canopy worlds — and shares her findings with the world below, through dance, art and bold partnerships.
About Nalini Nadkarni
Called “the queen of canopy research,” Nalini Nadkarni explores the rich, vital world found in the tops of trees. She communicates what she finds to non-scientists — with the help of poets,… Full bio and more links