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Researchers discussed their projects at the Forum on Biodiversity and Human Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Examining the Links. The forum was held at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History on September 14, 2006.

The segments below allow you to view their presentations in Real Player (.RAM) format. For more information regarding the forum, visit theInterdisciplinary Forum and Workshop page, or the Yale Video Presentations exit EPA website

  • Welcome and Opening Remarks
    William H. Farland (RAM) (Real Audio Format), exit EPA Deputy Assistant Administrator for Science, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Biodiversity Decline and Risks to Human Health
    Richard Ostfeld (RAM) (Real Audio Format), exit EPA Institute of Ecosystem Studies
    Vanessa Ezenwa (RAM) (Real Audio Format), exit EPA University of Montana
  • Disease Emergence in Terrestrial and Marine Environments
    Rita Colwell (Real Audio Format), exit EPA University of Maryland
    Durland Fish (Real Audio Format), exit EPA Yale University
  • Natural Hazards and Coastal Biodiversity
    Phil Berke (Real Audio Format), exit EPA University of North Carolina
  • Soils, Biodiversity, and Links to Human Health
    Diana Wall (Real Audio Format), exit EPA Colorado State University
  • Environmental Change and Disease Risk
    Tony Goldberg (Real Audio Format), exit EPA University of Illinois
    Gregory Glass (Real Audio Format), exit EPA Johns Hopkins University
  • International Perspective: Research on Environmental Change and Emerging Human Diseases
    Stéphane de La Rocque (Real Audio Format), exit EPA Emerging Diseases in a Changing European Environment
  • Biodiversity and Medicines
    David Newman (Real Audio Format), exit EPA National Cancer Institute
    Roberta Lee (Real Audio Format), exit EPA Continuum Center for Health and Healing
  • Applications to the Global Earth Observation System of Systems
    José Achache (Real Audio Format), exit EPA Group on Earth Observations
  • Wildlife Trade and Risks to Biodiversity and Health
    Robert Cook (Real Audio Format), exit EPA Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Valuation of Biodiversity Benefits to Human Health Outcomes
    Subhrendu Pattanayak (Real Audio Format), exit EPA RTI International
  • Closing Remarks
    Gary Foley (Real Audio Format), exit EPA Director of the National Center for Environmental Research, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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