NOW FREE ONLINE: Lectures from the 2009 AIBS Annual Meeting, "Sustainable Agriculture: Greening the Global Food Supply"; talks on food security and supply; biofuels, the professional science masters program and more.

Lectures from the AIBS Annual Meeting, "Sustainable Agriculture: Greening the Global Food Supply" are now available in the media library for free at:

The AIBS Media Library contains upwards of 80 plenary lectures by some of the world's most eminent biologists recorded at AIBS Annual meetings from 2000 onwards. You can view synchronized audio, video, slides, and transcripts for free. Previous years' meetings' topics have included infectious diseases; invasive species; bioethics; evolution & medicine; and biodiversity science, economics, & policy.

The most recent lectures added to the library are from the 2009 Annual Meeting, "Sustainable Agriculture: Greening the Global Food Supply," and include:

- Keynote Address: Why Redefining Science Education is the Key to Enhancing the Public Understanding of Science
Bruce Alberts, Science editor-in-chief; University of California, San Francisco

- Biodiversity-friendly Agriculture: Why Scale Matters
Louise E. Jackson, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources, University of California, Davis (in collaboration with the National Council for Science and the Environment)

- From Transgenic Crops to Transgenic Pests: How Can AgBiotech Be Green?
Fred Gould, Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University

- Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security: The Wake-up Call for Change
Hans R. Herren, Millennium Institute

- Foodborne Diseases: The Continuing Public Health Challenge of Finding Problems and Finding Solutions
Robert Tauxe, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

- Cultivating Agricultural Landscapes for Ecosystem Services
Scott M. Swinton, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University

- Pollination Services, Sustainable Agriculture, and Your Lunch
Taylor H. Ricketts, Conservation Science Program, World Wildlife Fund-USA

- The African Green Revolution Moves Forward
Pedro Sanchez, Tropical Agriculture and the Rural Environment Program, Earth Institute at Columbia University

- America's Agricultural Future: Soylent Green + 25
May R. Berenbaum, 2009 AIBS President; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Plus, special sessions:

- Chris Mooney on his new book Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future

- The Science and Technology of Biofuels

- Agroecology of Biofuels

- Professional Science Masters: Connecting to the Business Side of Science

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