Part of unit 5 of the Course on Genomics, Ethics, and Society, this is a bibliography of recent news articles, academic articles, websites, videos, and other resources on ethics, genomics, and wildlife.
News Stories on Conservation Genomics
Biodiversity Genomics at the Smithsonian - A short note in Science (12/2014) highlighting the Smithsonian's effort to catalog all of earth's genomic biodiversity, in both plants and animals.
Mosquitoes fight malaria - A BBC news piece that discusses mosquitoes genetically modified to be 95% male and how they can aid in the malaria fight.
Genetic Isolation: How animals are impacted by human landscape modification - This 2014 NPR piece highlights how human activities can lead to genetic isolation in wildlife: individuals and populations.
Kill 'Em All - A Radiolab episode discussing mosquito eradication using genetic engineering.
Three Nice Things we Can Say About Mosquitoes - A 2008 NPR piece highlighting some positive aspects of mosquitoes.
Websites of Relevant Individuals and Institutions
Links to Commentaries & Papers on Conservation Genomics
Bring them all back - An argument for DeExtinction.
Abandon DeExtinction - An argument against DeExtinction.
Extinct Species Should Stay Extinct - A 2014 article in Slate arguing why extinct species should stay extinct.
Links to useful videos on Conservation Genomics
TEDxDeExtinction - A series of TED videos on DeExtinction.