NITC Service Learning
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NITC Service Learning

Looking over the Sunset District, it is almost impossible to imagine that at one time this was all massive rolling sand dunes. This dramatic environmental alteration has led to a reduction in biodiversity. Nature in the City seeks to catalyze ecological restoration and stewardship in San Francisco, by connecting urban people and nature right where […]

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KEEP the BALANCE (1999)
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KEEP the BALANCE (1999)

GALA: Ooooh it’s starting. PROFESSOR HABITAT: Hello. My name is Professor Horatio Habitat and I’ve been walking across Missouri teaching about the importance of a healthy habitat. BRANDY: I think I’m gonna be bored soon. GALA: I’m so in agreement — it’s clueless. PROF. HABITAT: …you see in order to have a healthy habitat you […]

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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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Rice Creek Conservation Area
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Rice Creek Conservation Area

Welcome. This is Rice Creek Conservation Area. The almost 4,000 acres here were once an indigo and rice plantation and had been managed as a commercial pine plantation. Rice Creek is a tributary of the St. Johns River and this area is the headwaters of the creek. You may see Florida black bear, white-tailed deer, […]

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A Perspective on Zoos | Andreas Kaufmann | TEDxVilnius
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A Perspective on Zoos | Andreas Kaufmann | TEDxVilnius

Translator: Ivana Krivokuća Reviewer: Denise RQ Roman emperor Augustus is said that he already owned a collection of 3,500 animals. He had lions, tigers, elephants, rhinos, and hippos, crocodiles. In those days, the Roman demand for wild animals was enormous, and they largely got killed by the hundreds in the arena. Animals got to fight […]

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