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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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
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
Africa's Savanna Ecosystems

In this talk, ecologist Robert Pringle discusses how patterns and processes that occur in the savanna, a globally important biome, illustrate core concepts in ecology.

Ecology
Earth 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
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
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
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
Floods, Droughts, and Food Chains

In this talk, ecologist Mary Power discusses how a river's community of herbivores and predators is affected by changes in river flow.

Ecology
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