Spreading conservation
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Spreading conservation

Marine social ecological systems is a way for us to understand how coastal communities interact with the environment that supports them. For social ecological systems, we are interested in the different ways that people manage or conserve their resource. And using the diffusion of innovation theory we can attempt to understand how certain ideas catch […]

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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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Four Facts About Whale Sharks
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Four Facts About Whale Sharks

Whale sharks got their name for being massive like whales, but they’re actually fish. Here are four facts about whale sharks that might surprise you. Fact one. You can find whale sharks swimming in tropical waters all around the world. Fact two. Whale sharks are the largest of all fish on earth, and can measure […]

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Study Marine Biology at Geelong and Queenscliff

Research in marine biology is incredibly important because we are at a time where things are starting to change quite rapidly in terms of water quality, what we’re seeing in our coral reefs, extensive bleaching. We’re at that point now that if we don’t do something it’s going to become irreversible. I think that learning […]

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Lords of the Wetlands – Full Episode

Reggae music, tropical white sand beaches… these are the images that come to mind when people think of Jamaica. Less thought of is one of the islands’ largest predators – the American crocodile. It’s part of our heritage, it’s on our Coat of Arms. The crocodile is the mascot for our cricket team, the Jamaican […]

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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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A Fitbit For White Sharks: The Blubber Burrito!
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A Fitbit For White Sharks: The Blubber Burrito!

[TEXT ON SCREEN] Allow us to introduce… The Blubber Burrito [Dr. Sal Jorgensen] The blubber burrito… it’s just a way to get the shark to eat the tag. [♫ Plucky music and water splashing] [TEXT ON SCREEN] Step One: Wrap a sensor in elephant seal blubber. [Sal] That’s the nicest looking blubber burrito [chuckles] I’ve […]

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