Tag Archives: biology

Der ehrliche Professor – Master Evolution, Ecology and Systematics /Uni Jena

The Honest Professor Hello? Hello, this is Jim from the advertising agency. I have a few more ideas for the planned image film. Um, okay?! Ideally we show that during the study program… …people can study under optimal conditions! Hm… That is so, right? Hm… well… Yes, well, let’s not show that then. But… …at… Read More »

The Hydrologic and Carbon Cycles: Always Recycle! – Crash Course Ecology #8

Adorable story alert! So I was hanging out with my 2-year-old second cousin in the ocean in Florida and we’re jumping up and down with the waves and it’s fun but then the water got all calm and I said, “Oh, no more waves!,” because, like, that’s the top tier of communication I’m going for… Read More »

Pollution: Crash Course Ecology #11

I think we should do this one outside. This is better. This is beautiful. Just, oh, of course… except for this. Litter – is a kind of pollution, but like barely. Like, I would rather it not be here. It makes me kind of angry and it makes nature less pretty, but environmentally, there’s a… Read More »

A Study in Stream Ecology

[Intro Music begins] [Steven Sobieszczyk] Each year USGS scientists systematically assess the ecological health and water-quality conditions in streams and rivers across the United States. This research plays a vital role in land management and natural resource decisions around the country. Contrary to popular belief, these extensive data collection efforts completed by researchers in the… Read More »

Ecological Relationships

Captions are on! Click CC at bottom right to turn off. Hear updates by following us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) or Facebook! I really did not like sandboxes as a kid. It’s not that I have a problem with sand or sand on the beach for sand castles. Just sand boxes. See, as a little kid,… Read More »

Glowing Squid – Science Nation

MARGARET MCFALL-NGAI: They really are beautiful animals, really smart animals, very large brains for body size. MILES O’BRIEN: It’s hard to hide in the ocean, but the Hawaiian Bobtail Squid is a master of disguise. MARGARET MCFALL-NGAI: During the day, if they’re disturbed from the sand, they’ll come out and just sit on the surface… Read More »

The Ecology of Controlled Burns

Controlled burning is first of all a natural process that has been going on for thousands of years so when you look at ecosystems like longleaf pine and other southeastern forests they’re adapted to that fire and so they need that to thin out competing vegetation and to keep the open structure, promote forage for… Read More »