Penguin Protection Dogs
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Penguin Protection Dogs

They say dogs are man’s best friend. But on Middle Island in Victoria dogs and penguins are even closer than that. Some specially trained Maremma dogs have the job of protecting local penguins from foxes there. We caught up with them as a new puppy recruit joined the team. The first puppy has arrived, he’s […]

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Measuring Intelligence
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Measuring Intelligence

Albert Einstein once said If you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree it will spend his whole life thinking its stupid. Intelligence is subjective but classification is a necessity. So is there a right way to judge intelligence? Hi I’m Nishka and tonight on COTN I’m going to be talking about […]

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Natural Selection – Crash Course Biology #14
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Natural Selection – Crash Course Biology #14

Hi, I’m Hank. And I’m a human, but let’s pretend for a moment that I’m a moth. And not just any moth, a peppered moth. Now let’s pretend that I’m living in London in the early 1800s, right as the industrial revolution is starting. Life is swell. My light-colored body lets me blend in with […]

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Study UQ’s Master of Conservation Biology
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Study UQ’s Master of Conservation Biology

Turn your passion for conservation into a rewarding career with the University of Queensland’s Master of Conservation Biology Program. This streamlined one-year program will give you comprehensive practical knowledge and real-world application, covering the interdisciplinary area of conservation, from ecology and wildlife conservation and cutting-edge conservation decision making. Courses are taught by world leaders in […]

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Preserving the Dry Coral Collection
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Preserving the Dry Coral Collection

[MUSIC BEGINS] [SOUND OF BREATHING THROUGH SNORKEL]>>ESTEFANíA RODRíGUEZ (Associate Curator, Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History): Corals are Cnidarians. Cnidarians is a group of animals, around 10,000 species more or less, relatively simple, but very diverse, with many, many forms, including jellyfish, corals, anemones. Stony corals are the corals that everybody knows. […]

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