Hear from leading scientists about their research in important areas of biology. Use these talks to deepen and update content knowledge.

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Trophic Cascades in Rivers

In this talk, ecologist Mary Power discusses how herbivorous fish and their predators contribute to the regulation of aquatic ecosystems.

Ecology
Science Practices
Untangling Salt Marsh Food Webs

In this talk, ecologist Brian Silliman discusses the discovery that salt marshes are controlled by the top-down forces of consumers.

Ecology
Science Practices
Patterns in Nature

In this talk, mathematical biologist Corina Tarnita discusses how spatial patterns in ecosystems provide insight into how these ecosystems function.

Anatomy & Physiology
Ecology
Science Practices
How Species Coexist

In this talk, ecologist Robert Pringle discusses how large herbivores can coexist by partitioning ecological niches by time, space, and diet.

Genetics
Ecology
Science Practices
Communities as Ecological Networks

In this talk, biologists Robert Pringle and Corina Tarnita discuss how certain connections in ecosystems can be measured experimentally and investigated using mathematical models.

Ecology
Science Practices
Conserving and Restoring Ecosystems

In this talk, ecologist Robert Pringle discusses two important questions in ecology: “How do we conserve ecosystems?” and “To what state should we try to restore damaged ecosystems?”

Ecology
Environmental Science
Science Practices