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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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
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
Saving Biodiversity

In this discussion session, biologists Stephen Palumbi, Anthony Barnosky, and Elizabeth Hadly answer questions from students.

Environmental Science
Science Practices
Dodging Extinction

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

Environmental Science
Science Practices
Rescuing Species

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

Evolution
Environmental Science
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
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
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
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
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
Sizing up the Brain Gene by Gene

In this talk, biomedical scientist Christopher Walsh discusses how DNA sequencing technology has led to a better understanding of the genes involved in brain development.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology