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BioBlitz BobCast with John Francis

Bob Hirshon—Senior Project Director of Media Programs for the American Association for the Advancement of Science and host of the daily radio feature Science Update—traveled from Washington, D.C. for the Biscayne BioBlitz. He’s covering the event through a series of video podcasts … er, BobCasts.

Here, Hirshon interviews National Geographic’s Vice President of Research, Conservation, and Exploration, John Francis, on why the Society has prioritized this unique outdoor event.

View the full suite of BobCast’s from the ‘Blitz on Science NetLinks or on Hirshon’s savageyardTV channel on YouTube.

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