Tag: 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 […]

UCF and the Coastal Wetlands

UCF and the Coastal Wetlands

By Micah Moen 1 Comment January 3, 2020

Wetland of Importance: The Laguna de Santa Rosa

Wetland of Importance: The Laguna de Santa Rosa

By Micah Moen 1 Comment January 2, 2020

Narrator: Do you live in a watershed? Of course you do! Everybody does! Chapter 4 of “Our Watershed Stories” explores a beautiful wetland—hidden between Santa Rosa and Sebastopol! David Bannister: The Laguna is a 22 mile long wetland complex. It stretches from its headwaters in Cotati to where it joins the Russian River in Forestville. […]

Recreating a Cockroach’s Natural Habitat

Recreating a Cockroach’s Natural Habitat

By Micah Moen 100 Comments January 1, 2020

Over the past few months, our quest to improve the quality of life for the millions of ants hailing from the different beloved colonies on this channel, saw extravagant and beautiful makeovers to the worlds in which the ant colonies live, breathe, and die. But there was still one important colony that patiently awaited its […]