Tag: ecosystem

Crazy Ants Invade – Texas Parks & Wildlife [Official]

Crazy Ants Invade – Texas Parks & Wildlife [Official]

By Micah Moen 6 Comments January 31, 2020

– ED LEBRUN: Sweeping up dead ants every day. Millions of ants inside their house. Ants getting into the electrical equipment and then the electric circuit shorts out– Just much, much worse.– NARRATOR: The script is familiar.An exotic ant invades,wreaking havoc.But these are not fire ants,and this is not a horror film.– FILM NARRATOR: There […]

The Ecology of Mental Health: Scott Shannon, MD, ABIHM

The Ecology of Mental Health: Scott Shannon, MD, ABIHM

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 30, 2020

You know, when I go back and think of when I first got interested in psychiatry 40 years ago, what drew me in was the ability to understand people deeply and connect with them. And to somehow share in the magic of what went on between people and to be able to create that healing […]

Sambazon presents #PurpleForThePlanet : A movement to protect 30 species in 30 days

Sambazon presents #PurpleForThePlanet : A movement to protect 30 species in 30 days

By Micah Moen 3 Comments January 18, 2020

Did you know for every 584 acres of rainforest that are destroyed one species goes extinct forever? And currently, we’re losing over ten times that amount every day. At Sambazon, we’ve been fighting to protect the rainforest for almost 20 years by cultivating and wild-harvesting açai – a vital part of the rainforest’s complex ecosystem. […]

Garbage dump restoration through reforestation in Valladolid Spain with Groasis

Garbage dump restoration through reforestation in Valladolid Spain with Groasis

By Micah Moen 12 Comments January 15, 2020

Be a Green Musketeer – reforest the world with us Now we are going to visit a garbage dump, which is also reforested with the Groasis Technology. We can see that even on such poor soils the plantation of 2012 is still growing. We are in Fuensaldaña (Valladolid), where professors of the University of Valladolid, […]

Anti desertification and reforestation with the Growboxx® plant cocoon

Anti desertification and reforestation with the Growboxx® plant cocoon

By Micah Moen 8 Comments January 14, 2020

Groasis’ biodegradable plant cocoon: the Growboxx® ‘lower cost – less water – faster growth’ The inexpensive disposable biodegradable plant cocoon of Groasis, called the Growboxx®, is made from recycled paper. You can plant shrubs, trees and/or vegetables without using irrigation, resulting in 90% less water used when compared to drip irrigation. The Growboxx® creates a […]

Introduction to Complex Systems: Patterns in Nature
YouTube Plays Tyto Ecology

YouTube Plays Tyto Ecology

By Micah Moen 6 Comments January 8, 2020

That is disgustingly adorable. Look at it! It’s too much, I can’t bear it. Look at him! He looks kind of happy, actually. What is this? What is this guys? Let’s put this down! It’s an insectivore, I just don’t really know what it is. Some sort of… are these lizards, or?! Oh look, they’ve […]

StarTalk Podcast: Neil deGrasse Tyson on Avengers: Endgame

StarTalk Podcast: Neil deGrasse Tyson on Avengers: Endgame

By Micah Moen 100 Comments January 7, 2020

– This is StarTalk. We are going to talk about the science that exists, or the absence of science that doesn’t exist. – Yeah, probably the latter more so than the former. – In the Marvel Universe, specifically a entire show of spoilers on… – Marvel Endgame. – Endgame, Endgame. So if you haven’t seen […]

Rainforest Fast Facts with Dr Rober Kooyman

Rainforest Fast Facts with Dr Rober Kooyman

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 6, 2020

My name is Robert Kooyman, I’m a researcher in evolutionary ecology with a focus on the rainforests and the evolution of rainforests particularly in Australia. Here we are in the Lowland Daintree rainforest hyper diverse rainforest on the lowlands that stretch all the way to the coast – one of the only places left in […]

How Oil Companies Are Destroying America’s Wetlands | AJ+

How Oil Companies Are Destroying America’s Wetlands | AJ+

By Micah Moen 55 Comments January 4, 2020

In 2016, a fierce, Indigenous-led movement emerged at Standing Rock. The world watched while a powerful oil company and police teamed up to unleash violence on protesters. Ultimately, the pipeline company won. Now, Energy Transfer Partners is extending that pipeline to Louisiana. And another resistance is brewing. This time, it’s out in the swamps of […]