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Published on Feb 19, 2015
Do you want to live in a world without elephants, without tigers, without frogs? The planet is losing species at alarming rates, and we must act now if we want to save those that teeter on the brink of extinction. From honeybees to rhinos, John Linehan, President and CEO of Zoo New England, has dedicated more than 30 years to protecting wildlife and educating people of all ages about the role that each living creature plays in the web of life. He’s here to tell you that extinction matters.
As the President and CEO of Zoo New England, John Linehan is responsible for ensuring the animals under their stewardship not only receive exceptional care. He's also responsible for ensuring that the Zoo fulfills the critical mission of conservation and educating visitors of all ages about their role in healthy, thriving ecosystems.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx