The fascinating (and dangerous) places scientists aren't exploring

Title:
The fascinating (and dangerous) places scientists aren't exploring
Speaker:
Ella Al-Shamahi
Description:

We're not doing frontline exploratory science in a huge portion of the world -- the places governments deem too hostile or disputed. What might we be missing because we're not looking? In this fearless, unexpectedly funny talk, paleoanthropologist Ella Al-Shamahi takes us on an expedition to the Yemeni island of Socotra -- one of the most biodiverse places on earth -- and makes the case for scientists to explore the unstable regions that could be home to incredible discoveries.

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Video Language:
English
Team:
TED
Project:
TEDTalks
Duration:
15:53