PubTalk — Sonoran Desert
Fragile Land of Extremes
A video presentation and discussion
Research Ecologists Cecil Schwalbe and Todd Esque will introduce the 2003 USGS video Sonoran Desert: Fragile Land of Extremes, present an update on recent research, and answer your questions.
- Learn about the fantastic biodiversity in North America's lushest desert
- The venomous Gila Monster is turning out to be a medical miracle
- Why is the saguaro cactus, icon of the Sonoran Dessert, going up in smoke?
- Scientists hop to it!--to help the lowland leopard frog face the challenges of fire, flood, drought, and disease
- What can we do about the threat posed by buffelgrass, an aggressive invasivespecies fr om Africa?