UVM Travel Study: Ecuador’s Páramo Grasslands
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UVM Travel Study: Ecuador’s Páramo Grasslands

How do you get somebody interested in something so unknown? We’re sitting on a mountaintop at about 12,000 feet on a property I purchased in 1982 and where I’ve been living ever since. Geographers do a lot of different things. What holds us together as a discipline is this curiosity of the distribution of phenomena […]

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Elizabeth King | Conservation Ecology at UGA
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Elizabeth King | Conservation Ecology at UGA

Alright thanks everyone. It is a real honor and privilege to talk to you today. There’s a quote here by John Muir. When you pick out anything, you find that it’s hitched to everything else in the Universe. It’s not a quote by Odum, but I think that it’s really fundamental to both his research […]

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Road Kill Speed Talk (SCB 2011)
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Road Kill Speed Talk (SCB 2011)

>>Alright we have about a minute before we start. Just really quick, if you’re not familiar with the format of these sessions, I’m not necessarily familiar with these sessions. [laughter]. Each speaker is gonna have four minutes to present. I’m gonna flash a yellow card to those speakers at three minutes in. And then with […]

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Conservation Station – Overview
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Conservation Station – Overview

the conservation station is a really unique tool that we’ve developed and the whole idea is to promote the protection of our valuable natural resources in Iowa the earth makes its own soil it makes it naturally but it takes a long time you guys have any guesses on how long it takes the earth […]

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Ecology | Wikipedia audio article
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Ecology | Wikipedia audio article

Ecology (from Greek: οἶκος, “house”, or “environment”; -λογία, “study of”) is the branch of biology which studies the interactions among organisms and their environment. Objects of study include interactions of organisms with each other and with abiotic components of their environment. Topics of interest include the biodiversity, distribution, biomass, and populations of organisms, as well […]

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How Do Pandas Exist?
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How Do Pandas Exist?

Thanks to massive conservation efforts and tens of millions of dollars spent over the last 40 years, humans are probably the only reason giant pandas haven’t gone extinct yet. Of course — as we take up more and more of its native habitat in China — we’re also the reason that they’re in trouble in […]

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Releasing Baby Dinosaurs in a Tennessee Reservoir
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Releasing Baby Dinosaurs in a Tennessee Reservoir

We’re in Kingston, Tennessee, where we’re releasing some of this year’s cohort of Lake Sturgeon. The Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute is releasing over 700 fish here today. Lake Sturgeon is native to the Tennessee River system, but it was extinct in the Southeast by the 1970s due to impoundment and commercial over-fishing. What we’re doing […]

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