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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Ecology, Food Webs, and the Chesapeake Bay

In this talk, scientists Beth McGee, Mary Power, and Brian Silliman discuss the Chesapeake Bay, its food web, and the challenges of conserving and restoring the Bay.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Modeling Populations and Species Interactions

In this talk, mathematical biologist Corina Tarnita discusses how to model the growth of animal populations using examples from Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique.

Ecology
Environmental Science
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
The Science of Camera Traps

In this talk, biologists Alexandra Swanson and Roland Kays discuss camera traps and their use in ecological research.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Science Practices
Learning from Past Extinctions

In this talk, biologist Anthony Barnosky discusses Earth’s five mass extinctions and whether current species declines may be part of a sixth mass extinction.

Evolution
Environmental Science
Humans, Biodiversity, and Habitat Loss

In this talk, biologist Elizabeth Hadly discusses human activities and their effects on biodiversity in the past, present, and future.

Environmental Science
Rescuing Species

In this talk, biologist Elizabeth Hadly discusses how to preserve genetic diversity that is threatened by habitat loss.

Evolution
Environmental Science
Extreme Life of the Sea

In this talk, marine biologist Stephen Palumbi compares threats to biodiversity in the ocean to threats on land.

Anatomy & Physiology
Environmental Science
Earth Science
Ocean Species Respond to Climate Change

In this talk, marine biologist Stephen Palumbi discusses how coral reefs are threatened by climate change and how to protect them.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Environmental Science
Dodging Extinction

In this talk, biologist Anthony Barnosky discusses what steps can be taken to avoid a sixth mass extinction.

Environmental Science
Science Practices