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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
Mapping the Darién Gap

This video describes how indigenous communities from the tropical rainforest of Darién, Panama, use drones to map their lands. The communities use these maps to protect their territories from outside incursions and to design sustainable land-use plans.

Environmental Science
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Think Like a Scientist: Gorongosa

This video describes a large-scale project to restore the wildlife of Gorongosa National Park. The video highlights the project’s approach of combining traditional conservation biology with solutions for addressing challenges in the community.

Environmental Science
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Seed Dispersal and Habitat Fragmentation

This video follows scientists studying the seeds that brown spider monkeys disperse in a tropical forest of Colombia in order to inform and improve reforestation efforts.

Anatomy & Physiology
Environmental Science
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
The Effects of Fungicides on Bumble Bee Colonies

In this video, entomologist Shawn Steffan describes an experiment designed to study the effect of fungicides on bumble bee colonies.

Environmental Science
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Tagging Bumble Bees to Study Their Movements

This video follows graduate student Jeremy Hemberger as he explains his experimental design for a study on the foraging behavior of bumble bees in different habitats.

Environmental Science
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Selection for Tuskless Elephants

This video follows Joyce Poole and other scientists working in Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique, who made the observation that many female elephants lack tusks.

Anatomy & Physiology
Evolution
Environmental Science
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
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
Surveying Gorongosa's Biodiversity

In this video, biologists Piotr Naskrecki and Jennifer Guyton identify and record the diversity of species in Gorongosa National Park’s Cheringoma Plateau.

Environmental Science
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Tracking Lion Recovery in Gorongosa National Park

This video describes how scientists in Gorongosa National Park are using GPS satellite collars and motion-sensitive cameras to gather data about the recovery of the park’s lion population.

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