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Mystery of the Buffalo Boom

In this video, ecologist Tony Sinclair takes us through the steps of how he uncovered that the eradication of an infectious disease in cattle led to a boom in the Serengeti’s buffalo and wildebeest numbers.

Microbiology
Ecology
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Serengeti: Nature’s Living Laboratory

This film explores the foundational research in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, that uncovered many of the ecological principles that govern how animal populations and communities are regulated.

Ecology
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
From Ants to Grizzlies: A General Rule for Saving Biodiversity

This film explores the species-area relationship, a general ecological rule that describes how the number of species in a habitat changes with area, and shows how it has been applied to the conservation of protected areas.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Short Films
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Trophic Cascades in Salt Marsh Ecosystems

In this video, ecologist Brian Silliman explains how he uses manipulative field experiments to study salt marsh ecosystems. His approach revealed that these systems are under top-down control from consumers and predators.

Ecology
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Riverine Food Webs: How Flow Rates Affect Biomass

This video follows ecologist Mary Power, who is studying the Eel River in Northern California to decipher the connection between river flows and biodiversity.

Ecology
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
The Great Elephant Census

This video follows the work of scientists conducting the first census of African savanna elephants in over 40 years and the methods they are using to obtain accurate, up-to-date numbers across the continent.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Niche Partitioning

This video introduces the concept of niche partitioning with examples drawn from the African savanna.

Anatomy & Physiology
Ecology
Clips
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Metabarcoding

This video describes the technology of metabarcoding, which allows scientists to determine herbivore diets based on the sequences of plant DNA extracted from animal dung.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics
Ecology
Clips
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Surveying Ant Diversity in Gorongosa National Park

This video follows conservation biologist Leeanne Alonso as she surveys ant species in Gorongosa National Park to monitor the health of the park’s ecosystems.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
A Science-Based Approach to Restoring Gorongosa's Wildlife

This video follows scientists from Gorongosa National Park as they relocate zebras from a nearby reserve as part of the effort to restore healthy wildlife populations.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
How Termites Enrich Ecosystems

This animation shows how termite mounds can increase the productivity of African savanna ecosystems.

Anatomy & Physiology
Ecology
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College