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A team of scientists, led by Miguel Pinedo-Vasquez of EICES, has come to the delta to find out how Rosario and her fellowcaboclos – the people of mixed bloodlines who live here – are adapting to rising tides.
In SciTech Now, Dr. Shahid Naeem, Director of EICES, explains the planet’s sixth mass extinction. And we see how some engineers are modeling robots after the animal kingdom to overcome obstacles.