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The Talk You Were Never Meant To Hear


Sonntag, 21 Oktober 2018 14:50 News

Bill Laurance | 21.10.2018 | The Talk You Were Never Meant To Hear

 

Next weekend James Cook University, Cairns, Australia  will host a major TEDx event — with intriguing talks that will reach a global audience.  Bill Laurance proposed to speak but, for the very first time in his career, was refused.

 

The TEDx organizers said they’re happy for him to talk — just not about the topic he was going to explore — which is how China’s breakneck development plans are imperiling our global environment, especially the world’s rarest ape.

 

So, you’ll never see his TEDx talk, but he did give an open seminar instead:

 

https://mediasite.jcu.edu.au/Mediasite/Play/6f5821e36adf49969a3141df0f1dc6cd1d

 

Did TEDx make the right call?  You can be the judge.

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