After 25 years of working as a scientist in increasingly entrepreneurial environments, including positions at early stage platform and drug discovery/development companies, a late-night chance encounter in 2000 at Raleigh Durham airport with Arthur Pappas, a life science investor, was my introduction into the world of venture capital.
On September 2020, the BBC released Extinction: The Facts, a documentary about the sixth mass extinction. It is narrated by Sir David Attenborough, a natural historian known for his work in BBC’s Life series. The 58-minute film shows the effects of biodiversity loss and climate change. Attenborough, together with renowned scientists from different fields, provide a series of shocking facts that make this documentary a compulsory watch for all.