Brad Shaffer quoted in New York Times guest essay on novel genomic approaches to biodiversity conservation

The California Conservation Genomics Project, led by UCLA La Kretz Center director Brad Shaffer, is highlighted as a unique, coordinated effort to help avert climate-related extinctions across the state. The article also discusses Shaffer’s concept of Urban Arks, where non-native endangered species may find sanctuary in cities and urban environments.

Read the article on the New York Times website