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Witch-weed 00:12:00

‘Witch Weed’ – breaking the spell

by Various
‘Witch Weed’ – breaking the spell
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 780 views
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Striga (witchweed) is a parasitic weed that seriously constrains the productivity of staples such as maize, sorghum, millet and upland rice on some farms in Uganda.  Kilimo Trust supported this initiative to try and control its spread.

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May 00:31:00

Networks in ecosystems and financial systems

by Robert May
Networks in ecosystems and financial systems
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 555 views
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This talk surveys our growing understanding of the relationships between the network structure of ecological networks ? both in mathematical models and in the real world ? and their ability to withstand disturbance, natural or human-created.

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Barnacles 00:06:00

Stream affect barnacles shell direction

by Shokichi Sugihara
Stream affect barnacles shell direction
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 436 views
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An interesting look at how the direction of water flow affects shell growth in barnacles.

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Yokohama Bonin 00:13:00

The BONIN ISLANDS Project Report

by Ayako Hasegawa
The BONIN ISLANDS Project Report
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1103 views
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We carried out our research at the Bonin islands, which are located about 1,000 km away from the Tokyo Metropolitan in the North Pacific.They are registered to the National Heritage Site in 2011. They are rich in native c....

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Mersey - Worall 00:46:00

The Mersey Life Project

by Peter Worrall
The Mersey Life Project
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1159 views
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The steps taken to make the over-used River Mersey available to and usable by people.

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Means 00:48:00

The Wild, Wild World of the Florida Panhandle

by Bruce Means
The Wild, Wild World of the Florida Panhandle
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 785 views
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D. Bruce Means gives a presentation of the ecological and biological diversity of the region around the Florida panhandle. Dr. Means gave particular attention to the unique climate and environment of the area. He lists the region as one of six biol....

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Writing wrongs | Rachel Carson, Silent Spring 01:08:00

Writing wrongs – Rachel Carson, Silent Spring

by Various
Writing wrongs – Rachel Carson, Silent Spring
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 312 views
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What role do literature, science and policy play in protecting the planet? Fifty years since the death of conservationist Rachel Carson, we look at her masterpiece Silent Spring, and ask: "What have we learnt? Listen to our panel of experts: author ....

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Yokohama Yakushima.jpg 00:12:00

Yakushima Research Programe 2012

by Yuji Sunaoshi
Yakushima Research Programe 2012
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 3868 views
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This research was carried out at the Yakushima island, in Kagoshima, Japan, in July 2012.We looked at Yakushima’s (wild) plants and sea turtles to compare with Yokohama’s (city). We did two researches there, Line transect and Vegetation. In the L....

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