How listening to communities can help save our oceans | Vik Mohan | TEDxExeter

Translator: Riaki Poništ Reviewer: Ellen Maloney One of the greatest doctors of the 19th Century, Sir. William Osler famously said, “If you listen to your patient, they will tell you the diagnosis.” As a practicing doctor myself, I’m constantly reminded of the importance of listening. But I also work in marine conservation with coastal communities […]

Evaluating Contribution of Zoos & Aquariums to Aichi Biodiversity Target1 (Moss, Jensen & Gusset)

This is the video abstract for the article: ‘Evaluating the contribution of zoos and aquariums to Aichi Biodiversity Target 1’ Published in the journal: ‘Conservation Biology’ The authors are: Andrew Moss, Eric Jensen and Markus Gusset. The United Nations Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011–2020 is a key initiative within global efforts to halt and eventually […]

Biomagnification and the Trouble with Toxins

Captions are on! To turn off, click CC button at bottom right. Follow us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! Have you ever heard the song “Big Yellow Taxi?” It’s one of our favorites. It was originally written and recorded by Joni Mitchell back in the seventies, and there are lots of singers who have their […]

“Back To The Brook,” Reintroducing Southern Appalachian Brook Trout with the Tennessee Aquarium

FUNDING FOR GREATER CHATTANOOGA HAS BEEN PROVIDED BY EPB FIBER OPTICS UNUM AND BAYLOR SCHOOL IT’S BEEN WET IN THE SOUTHEAST FOR FOREVER. UM, AND WE’VE GOT ALL THESE DIFFERENT KINDS OF ROCK IN THE SOUTH EAST, THESE DIFFERENT KINDS OF PHYSIOGRAPHIC PROVINCES AND YOU HAVE DIFFERENT KINDS OF ROCKS. YOU HAVE DIFFERENT KINDS OF […]

Ecosystem Diversity

Hi. It’s Mr. Andersen and this is environmental science video 9. It is on ecosystem diversity. A model we have talked a lot about so far is this idea that the earth provides life support for the society of humans which is driven by economy. Now economics is the choices that we are making but […]

“We are chasing the last of the big fish” | Interview with fisheries scientist Daniel Pauly

The way we interact with the ocean, and with the world, is insane because we behave as if we had another planet, and we don’t. My name is Daniel Pauly, I’m a professor of fisheries at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. I think the biggest change in the ocean has happened already, […]