Jon Hoekstra

World Wildlife Fund

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Chief scientist and Vice President of Science for the World Wildlife Fund

Jon Hoekstra on KCRW

In the past 40 years, some populations of birds, fish, reptiles and mammals have been on the increase. That’s the good news.

World Wildlife Population in Steep Decline

In the past 40 years, some populations of birds, fish, reptiles and mammals have been on the increase. That’s the good news.

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Global Warming Reveals Oil, Gas and Rare Metals in the Arctic

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Developing the Last Frontier without Destroying It

With Arctic ice melting at a record pace and faster than scientists ever expected, outposts once thought of as barren wastelands are becoming new arenas for superpower competition for…

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