8 minute lesson

Conservation Success! How Out of the Box Thinking Saved an Adorable Fox

When the Island Fox nearly went extinct, scientists had to ask, why? This conservation story is a great example of how we can solve complex problems!

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6 minute lesson

Meet the Rescue Dogs Saving the Environment!

Rescue dogs are getting a new opportunity in life, saving endangered wildlife and helping us preserve some of the planet’s most fragile ecosystems!

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4 minute lesson

Masterful Mimics of the Natural World

Bugs that look like twigs? Mantises that look like dead leaves? Moths with snake heads for wings? Nature’s awe-inspiring ingenuity so often points to the fact that almost anything is possible! When it comes to some of the most remarkable ways creatures have found to survive, the tactics of camouflage and mimicry that the insect… Read more »

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10 minute lesson

Why We Need Quiet Places!

Quiet places in nature are disappearing. Meet the man who is saving silence to help us connect with nature and stay healthier!

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8 minute lesson

What are Dolphins Trying to Say to Us?

Is it possible to communicate with dolphins? Researchers are discovering ways to understand the communication between these animals, and now how to talk back!

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9 minute lesson

Exploring the Salween River Before It’s Too Late

How do you save an environment if you don’t know anything about it? Meet the organization helping people experience waterways before they disappear forever!

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3 minute lesson

What Happens When Athletes and Scientists Team Up?

Adventure Scientists is training outdoor enthusiasts to become citizen scientists to help researchers understand some of the world’s most remote regions!

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4 minute lesson

Turn Your Phone Into a Microscope!

You have a device in your pocket that can help you access the microscopic world. Here’s how you can create your own DIY smartphone microscope!

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7 minute lesson

It’s a Dog, It’s a Deer, It’s a… Whale?

Modern whales are almost unrecognizable from their ancient ancestors. Here’s how whales went from tiny deer-like creatures to the giants of the sea.

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5 minute lesson

History of Earth on a Football Field!

Where do humans sit in the history of Earth? Did you know the t-rex is closer in time to us than to the stegosaurus! When you lay out history this way it’s pretty fascinating.

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4 minute lesson

Your Spare Hair Could Clean the Ocean!

A solution for helping clean our environment could be growing out of your head right now! This idea takes something we have a lot of, hair, and turns it into an environment saving innovation.

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5 minute lesson

Rabbits Everywhere!

Ōkunoshima island is overrun with rabbits. This unique place with a strange history teaches us about the fragility of our complex ecosystem.

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4 minute lesson

Ant Slurpees! How Beetles Go Undercover

There’s a species of beetle that learns a second language just so it can go out to dinner! Paussus favieri uses aggressive mimicry to infiltrate ant colonies

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9 minute lesson

Sculptures In The Ocean!

Jason deCaires Taylor collaborates with the ocean to make beautiful, underwater sculptures that invite viewers to encounter the ocean in a new way.

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5 minute lesson

Bringing the Trees Back to Iceland

Iceland has suffered the effects of widespread deforestation. Now, the country is looking for innovative ways to get the trees back!

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6 minute lesson

Kelp! It’s Green, It’s Slimy, It’s…Tasty?

Kelp growers are changing the way we think about food and farming with this sea-vegetable that is tasty and changes the ocean ecosystem for the better.

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