World Firefly Day 2021 – Watch us, don't catch us!
Dr Sara Lewis, Professor of Biology at Tufts University, Boston, USA & Co-chair, IUCN Firefly Specialist Group
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World Firefly Day is observed annually during the first weekend in July, and is a global celebration of these fascinating and amazing creatures that inspire wonder in so many of us. Dr Sara Lewis, a Professor of Biology at Tufts University, has researched the luminous lives of fireflies for nearly three decades now, and she is also the co-chair of the IUCN Firefly Specialist Group, and works on global firefly conservation. She joins us for an illuminating chat about these most de-light-ful creatures.
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Produced by: Juliet Jacobs
Presented by: Juliet Jacobs
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Categories: Environment, Science
Tags: The Bigger Picture, Earth Matters, World Firefly Day, fireflies, kelip-kelip, endangered species, ecotourism, conservation, firefly conservation, Sara Lewis, IUCN Firefly Specialist Group,