Former astronaut, senator John Glenn dead at 95 — John Glenn, the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth, died today at age 95. Ohioan Glenn later served in the U.S. Senate.
Published: 2016-11-30 14:29:00
Updated: 2016-12-02 08:58:53
Posted November 30
Updated 8:58 a.m. Friday
Raleigh, N.C. — Greg Fishel hosted a town hall meeting at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences on Thursday.
He was joined by Paula J. Ehrlich, president and CEO of the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation and Mark Anderson, director of Conservation Science for The Nature Conservancy’s eastern U.S. region.
The group discussed the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal #15, Life on Land, which explores how human survival is entwined with the survival of all species, yet the current destructive trajectory is resulting in mass extinction of species and irreparable environmental damage.