Dr. Anna Hall: Vaquita Porpoise Q&A
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Dr. Anna Hall: Vaquita Porpoise Q&A

we got thumbs up welcome everyone who is watching this stream. My name is Lauren, and we’re coming to you live from the Vancouver Aquarium. A happy international vaquita day! I said that properly, right? International day to save the vaquita International day to save the vaquita, it’s important to get that right. And what […]

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Science Bulletins: Field Notes from Madagascar
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Science Bulletins: Field Notes from Madagascar

(Dr. Christopher Raxworthy) “…that’s a leaf-tailed gecko…” “There’s at least, uh. two species here.” “Alright…” “This one has got a regenerated tail, it’s a little bit simpler than the original tail, it just has a cartilaginous, uh, rod in there.” (gecko screeches) (Dr. Christopher Raxworthy) “There’s a Madagasci superstition, somewhere, where, where a Uroplatus screams […]

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Tell-Tale Leech Meals
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Tell-Tale Leech Meals

>>Michael Tessler: Our first leech of the trip, first terrestrial leech. There we go! When you go out into a forest in Southeast Asia, it can be very difficult to see mammals. But there are several ways to find out what mammals are in a given area. You can go and look for footprints, or […]

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California’s Biodiversity Day – September 7
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California’s Biodiversity Day – September 7

California has the highest biodiversity in the country. That is this tremendous diversity of plants and animals, but we’re also losing our biodiversity faster than any state. Scientists talk about two crises facing our planet. The first is climate change which is widely discussed. The second is a mass extinction crisis where we’re seeing the […]

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Ocean Species Respond to Climate Change — HHMI BioInteractive Video

[music plays] [ANNOUNCER:] Welcome to HHMI’s 2014 Holiday Lectures on Science. [music plays] This year’s lectures, “Biodiversity in the Age of Humans,” will be given by three of the world’s leading experts in the study of biodiversity and conservation biology. Dr. Anthony Barnosky, of the University of California, Berkley; Dr. Elizabeth Hadly, of Stanford University; […]

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50 Minutes to Save the World
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50 Minutes to Save the World

(breathing heavily) – [Amir] I’m about to share with you an urgent issue that affects us all. Our main source of oxygen is on the verge of collapsing. Whether or not you heed the warning in these next few moments will be the difference between our survival or our extinction. (suspenseful music) (alarm beeping) (yawns) […]

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ConservationBio_Introduction (cc only)
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ConservationBio_Introduction (cc only)

When I discuss conservation biology with students their first thought is often to environmental groups extremist movements and some of them think about large biology conservation efforts such as the World Wildlife Fund or something like that that they’ve seen on TV but for us what we want to think more about is how the […]

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