Roseanna Gamlen-Greene – Researchers Revealed
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Roseanna Gamlen-Greene – Researchers Revealed

My name is Rosanna Gamlen-Greene, I’m a National Geographic Explorer, and a PhD student at UBC in John Richardson’s lab. I’m researching the only indigenous amphibian on Haida Gwaii, the Western toad. Locals are concerned because they don’t see it around as much, and I want to figure out why. I’m also doing a genetic […]

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What’s the Buzz about Bees?
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What’s the Buzz about Bees?

Bees are crucial for agriculture, food production and the economy So what’s the buzz about bees? Bees visit flowers to drink nectar and collect pollen, bringing back to feed to the baby bees. As a bee gathers pollen, it also moves pollen from flower to flower kickstarting the production of seeds and new plants! This […]

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How dead is the Great Barrier Reef?
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How dead is the Great Barrier Reef?

This is an article published by the Guardian back in 2014 ― It’s an obituary for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Two years later, Outside magazine published this ― it’s… another obituary for the reef. And more recently, we got this news: BBC News: And also this hour, the Great Barrier Reef is at a terminal […]

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BCT’s Liz Blair on the benefits of private land conservation
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BCT’s Liz Blair on the benefits of private land conservation

The majority of land in Australia is under private ownership and it’s impossible to think that you could manage the biodiversity across Australia without involving private landholders. So to me it’s just a no-brainer. They’re a critical element to conserving biodiversity across our landscape. There’s a place for national parks, there’s a place for state-managed […]

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Ecological Succession: Nature’s Great Grit
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Ecological Succession: Nature’s Great Grit

Captioning is on! To turn off, click the CC button at bottom right. Follow the amoebas on Twitter (@amoebasisters) and Facebook! We love Disney movies and we have to say—Lion King is one of our favorites. And like a lot of Disney movies, it has a happy ending. We’re not going to give spoilers just […]

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