Unique Bird Species – Monotypic Birds
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Unique Bird Species – Monotypic Birds

In a previous video we talked about taxonomy, or how to arrange animals into groups. This time, we’re talking about one of the interesting effects of taxonomy. What do you do if an animal is SO different from other animals that it doesn’t fit into ANY group? We’re talking about “orphan species”. Quick recap: modern […]

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Roseanna Gamlen-Greene – Researchers Revealed
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Roseanna Gamlen-Greene – Researchers Revealed

My name is Rosanna Gamlen-Greene, I’m a National Geographic Explorer, and a PhD student at UBC in John Richardson’s lab. I’m researching the only indigenous amphibian on Haida Gwaii, the Western toad. Locals are concerned because they don’t see it around as much, and I want to figure out why. I’m also doing a genetic […]

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Weekly 360: Saving the Green Sturgeon
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Weekly 360: Saving the Green Sturgeon

The Green Sturgeon Brudoch project started back in 1999 in collaboration with the Arc Indian tribe. And they provided us with wild caught fish from their fishery And once the tribe captured these fish they would call us and say, “oh we got a couple of fish for you to check” And technically these fish […]

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Octopus 101 | Gardens?
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Octopus 101 | Gardens?

Hi everyone, I’m Candace Reid-Rose. I take care of our giant Pacific octopus at Monterey Bay Aquarium. If you’re here, you’re probably wondering, what is an octopus’s garden? [Laughs] [Opening Title: Octopus 101 | Gardens] Octopuses do have gardens. They will find things that they really like– maybe there’s a really shiny shell that they […]

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Raptor Rehab
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Raptor Rehab

[light music] I think the public probably knows some about what The Raptor Center does. I think a lot of them, They have kids that come to The Raptor Center for school trips and things. So they learn at least about our education birds. We have about 1,000 raptors come in to The Raptor Center […]

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1A   Video   Exploring The Congo
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1A Video Exploring The Congo

It’s September in the Congo, just north of the Equator. An international team of scientists is exploring an extraordinary place. The team members are walking more than 1,900 kilometers across an enormous forest. They want to record all the animals and plants they discover here. This is the lead explorer, Dr. Michael Fay. He is […]

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Appropriate Technology in Zambia – Peace Corps
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Appropriate Technology in Zambia – Peace Corps

I think appropriate technology is really important in zambia. It teaches people about innovative thinking and creative thinking in a way that they can really solve their own problems just using basic technologies. A lot of people think they need complicated designs and technologies from developed countries, but appropriate technology shows that they can actually […]

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What is Urban Forestry? Do You Know?
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What is Urban Forestry? Do You Know?

Hello! My name is Lindsey Purcell. I’m an Urban Forestry Specialist here at Purdue. I have a teaching appointment where I teach undergrads about Urban Forestry. and what they can do and the careers available to them. With over 80% of the population lived in Urban Forests, it becomes pretty important to them. They have […]

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