Tag: ecology

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Natural selection in a hurricane: The lizards that won’t let go

Natural selection in a hurricane: The lizards that won’t let go

By Micah Moen 98 Comments January 14, 2020

These lizards are leaping for science. Well, not so much leaping, as falling. But their tumbles are helping scientists answer a question. Could hurricanes drive natural selection? Hurricanes are destructive – perhaps too destructive to influence evolution, with species survival being more random than influenced by specific traits. And while some scientists suspect that hurricanes […]

Rainforest Plant Life- Biosphere 2 Facebook Live October 11, 2018

Rainforest Plant Life- Biosphere 2 Facebook Live October 11, 2018

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 13, 2020

Hello, welcome to Biosphere 2 on Facebook. We’re here live in Biosphere 2’s Rainforest. My name is Jason DeLeeuw, I’m the manager of this Rainforest and a lot of people over the years have questions about how we manage this forest. Because we’re in an enclosed space, we deal with a lot of different challenges […]

Introduction to Complex Systems: Patterns in Nature
Chelmsford City Council declares a Climate & Ecology Emergency

Chelmsford City Council declares a Climate & Ecology Emergency

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 12, 2020

MAYOR: This motion will be put forward by Councillor Moore and seconded by Councillor Robinson. Councillor Moore, please. CLLR MOORE:Thank you, Mr. Mayor. It is an honour to speak for the first time before Full Council this evening and particularly to move this motion. The text of the motion is before you. I hope everything […]

Coyote Valley: Connecting People, Connecting Wildlife

Coyote Valley: Connecting People, Connecting Wildlife

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 11, 2020

Welcome to Coyote Valley. A key wildlife corridor connecting connecting the Diablo Range and the Santa Cruz Mountains. Coyote Valley is located just south of the city of San Jose, before you get to Morgan Hill, along Highway 101. Coyote Valley is extremely important to keep its open space, because it’s a biodiversity hotspot. Here […]

Ծառասերմում – Իմ արձագանքը էկոլոգիական խնդիրներին Tree Seeding -My response to Ecological issues?

Ծառասերմում – Իմ արձագանքը էկոլոգիական խնդիրներին Tree Seeding -My response to Ecological issues?

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 10, 2020

Hi, we are in Yerevan It is the end of November 2019. And this is the National Chamber Music Center, an adjacent area where there are free plots for tree seeding. Tree Seeding – Placement of tree seeds in the holes 5-10 cm deep (depending on the size of the seed) to provide natural growth. […]

Princeton Innovation: AI-based motion capture for animals

Princeton Innovation: AI-based motion capture for animals

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 10, 2020

[MUSIC] JOSHUA SHAEVITZ: We are doing experiments in Kenya and some other places trying to ask what animals are doing in their natural settings and how this might be changing over time potentially due to human activity. And in order to interpret what they do, we decided very quickly that we need to understand where […]

Rainforest Science

Rainforest Science

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 10, 2020

Plants around the world are currently doing us a huge service. About 1 in every 4 carbon molecules that we emit into the atmosphere is taken up by plants and stored on land. Without this service, climate change would be moving even faster than it already is. But understanding the reliability and predicting the contribution […]

Ecology Island (Shorter Version)

Ecology Island (Shorter Version)

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 9, 2020

North West Kent Countryside Partnership has been running conservation volunteering projects for years and years, and we’ve always known that it does people good. We’re working completely in partnership, so at every session we’re there, and North Kent Mind are there, and everybody can play to their own strengths Sitting indoors because I’ve got depression […]