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Vulnerable Wetlands Part 1

Vulnerable Wetlands Part 1

By Micah Moen 0 Comment April 8, 2020

MassDEP was awarded a Wetland Program Development Grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to explore ways to better protect vulnerable wetlands from stormwater pollution. This is the first of six presentations designed to help communities identify cost effective strategies to meet the Federal and State stormwater requirements by protecting vulnerable wetlands and using GIS […]

2020.02.14 – (Eng Subs) – Prof. Didier Raoult – Against the methodologists: models are NOT reality

2020.02.14 – (Eng Subs) – Prof. Didier Raoult – Against the methodologists: models are NOT reality

By Micah Moen 2 Comments April 8, 2020

All right, so the idea is to speak against the method. It’s not a point of humor, it’s extraordinarily important. The first person who saw this, who made a book… on the decline of European research in the 1930s, it was Husserl, who wrote that we have to be careful: mathematical models, and ‘mathics’, are […]

How to Survive the Microcosmos

How to Survive the Microcosmos

By Micah Moen 100 Comments April 8, 2020

If you’ve watched any number of nature documentaries, you’ve probably seen some variation on this scene. In place of ciliates, you might see a lion stalking its prey, or a shark lunging for its next meal. The tension builds, the motion of spring loaded muscles matched by creeping music as the predator waits for its […]

UFZ-Microbiologist Prof. Dr. Katja Bühler in portrait

UFZ-Microbiologist Prof. Dr. Katja Bühler in portrait

By Micah Moen 0 Comment April 8, 2020

This is a Winogradsky-column, which is filled with sludge, originating from the pond behind me. In this column photosynthetic bacteria are developing, which are producing biomass out of sunlight and CO2. These bacteria we are using in the lab. Microbes are actually the smallest organisms, but they have an incredible diversity and can cope with […]

Life in a Volcano

Life in a Volcano

By Micah Moen 0 Comment April 8, 2020

(intriguing music) – [Narrator] On a recent expedition, geobiologist and National Geographic explorer, Jeffrey Marlow, traveled with a team to the island nation of Vanuatu. – [Jeffrey] I was there as the chief scientist of an expedition that went to examine Vanuatu’s Marum crater. We were there for this, this is the crater. It’s about […]

Meet the urban coyotes living in your cities

By Micah Moen 0 Comment April 7, 2020

– You know honestly, I got an idea. You can see the sun is on the grass behind the cypress trees. – Yeah. – Likely, very likely she’s just setting her sights, usually what they do in this time of day. – And we’re already thinking like a coyote here. – That’s how you find […]

How to Knit an Egg Cozy #craftwithme

By Micah Moen 0 Comment April 7, 2020

hello everybody it’s spring on this side of the earth and how can you resist this little egg cozy! Right so let’s get started making our little bunny egg cozy so the first thing we’re going to do is to cast on and knit, then we’re going to shape the top of the egg cozy […]

BUI-DUI 2016 with Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism and the KHP

BUI-DUI 2016 with Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism and the KHP

By Micah Moen 0 Comment April 7, 2020

The summer boating season has kicked off and people across the state of Kansas are enjoying our Kansas lakes I’m Lieutenant Brad Hageman with the Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism. We encourage you having fun on the water but if alcohol is involved in your plans you need to always have a sober […]

Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge: New England Aquarium is tackling wildlife  trafficking at ports

Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge: New England Aquarium is tackling wildlife trafficking at ports

By Micah Moen 0 Comment April 7, 2020

The illicit wildlife trade is hidden in plain sight in our ports within legally documented shipments… …because there is no system to analyze shipments at the “species per box” level or in real-time. Port inspectors must manually assess shipping invoices for illegal content, hindering the ability to monitor wildlife crimes. My name is Andrew Rhyne […]

Kevin Schrandt – To The Waves (Amazon rainforest deforestation music)

Kevin Schrandt – To The Waves (Amazon rainforest deforestation music)

By Micah Moen 1 Comment April 7, 2020

(Thunder clapping) – Hello, I’m Kevin Schrandt. April 22nd marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. I hope all of us will go outside and do something for the Earth. It also marks the 35th anniversary of a trip I took to Brazil back in 1985. I learned about the rainforest, its beauty, and its […]