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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 …


Can conservation save our ocean? | The Economist

Wild Turkeys – A Conservation Success Story

Tell me if you’ve heard this story before. There’s a housing development going in up the road, but there’s some kind of endangered toad. Environmentalists are suing to protect this species, but does that do anything? Does any species ever recover from being endangered? Today we’re going to talk about a species that was hunted …


How poaching is changing the face of African elephants

How poaching is changing the face of African elephants

Elephants are one of the most iconic creatures on this planet. They’re the largest land animals, the only surviving members of their order, and they’re highly intelligent, social beings. Reporter #1: “They’re a lot like human babies, actually.” Reporter #2: “These elephants in Thailand can even paint.” Reporter #3: “It is the matriarch who guides …


The Heat is On: Desert Tortoises and Survival (Full video)

The Heat is On: Desert Tortoises and Survival (Full video)

Narraotor: Hello, newborn desert tortoise! Welcome to your world. Look around. Break out of your shell and explore what lies ahead. Stretch your legs. Feel the desert soil. One thing for sure, though— it won’t be easy. Man / Woman exchange: And this is a male? Yes. Oh yeah look at that tail…yes. Becky Jones: …


6 Ways Species Rely on Humans for Survival

6 Ways Species Rely on Humans for Survival

{♫Intro♫} It’s not a secret that we haven’t been the greatest at taking care of the planet we live and depend on. But thankfully, there are countless conservation efforts happening all over the world to try and undo some of that damage. Because, y’know, better late than never. When a species’ population is in decline, …


Back to the Wild: Two panda cubs get training ahead of release in China

Back to the Wild: Two panda cubs get training ahead of release in China

Two panda cubs have been selected to receive training ahead of their eventual release into the wild. The cubs are both more than two years old and have been learning foraging, climbing and other survival skills since birth. Keepers will help them adapt to life outside the nature reserve in southwest China’s Sichuan Province ahead …


Crawling the Canopy for Survival with the Red Panda

Crawling the Canopy for Survival with the Red Panda

– [Narrator] This is wicket, a red panda. At 10 years old, Wicket is a fully grown male with a height of just over two feet or slightly larger than your average house cat. As cute as he is, his population has decreased dramatically, with less than 10,000 left in the wild. (upbeat music) Red …

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