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Ecological Succession: Nature’s Great Grit

Ecological Succession: Nature’s Great Grit

Captioning is on! To turn off, click the CC button at bottom right. Follow the amoebas on Twitter (@amoebasisters) and Facebook! We love Disney movies and we have to say—Lion King is one of our favorites. And like a lot of Disney movies, it has a happy ending. We’re not going to give spoilers just …


Biomagnification and the Trouble with Toxins

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 …



Food Webs and Energy Pyramids: Bedrocks of Biodiversity

Food Webs and Energy Pyramids: Bedrocks of Biodiversity

Captions are on! TO turn off, click the CC button at bottom right. Follow the amoebas on Twitter (@amoebasisters) and Facebook! When we were little, we loved nature shows. One reason was because we didn’t have cable and it was one of the few things we actually got a TV signal for that didn’t require …


Why we have virus outbreaks & how we can prevent them | Nathan Wolfe

Why we have virus outbreaks & how we can prevent them | Nathan Wolfe

When most people think about the beginnings of AIDS, they’re gonna think back to the 1980s. And certainly, this was the decade in which we discovered AIDS and the virus that causes it, HIV. But in fact this virus crossed over into humans many decades before, from chimpanzees, where the virus originated, into humans who …


Reproductive Isolation and Speciation in Lizards — HHMI BioInteractive Video


How to win at evolution and survive a mass extinction | Lauren Sallan

How to win at evolution and survive a mass extinction | Lauren Sallan

Congratulations. By being here, listening, alive, a member of a growing species, you are one of history’s greatest winners — the culmination of a success story four billion years in the making. You are life’s one percent. The losers, the 99 percent of species who have ever lived, are dead — killed by fire, flood, …


Borneo Death Blow – full documentary

Borneo Death Blow – full documentary

In the remaining jungle of Borneo, lives a tribe of nomadic hunter-gatherers. They’re known for their survival skills and for the deadly poison they use on their blowpipe darts the Penan My name is Raphael Treza. I’m a musician and film-maker I’m going to spend the next three months with the Penan tribe of Malaysia …


Hallucinogen Honey Hunters – Hunting Mad Honey – Full Documentary

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