DSSS: Islands as Model Systems for Understanding Soils, Ecos...
For many years, we have been making use of the Hawaiian Islands as models for understanding how soils and ecosystems develop and function. Results of this research show that the properties of soils ex...[Read More]
Ecosystems for children
What is an ecosystem?
This desert is an ecosystem
This forest is an ecosystem
This pond is an ecosystem, and under this rock is even an ecosystem.
An ecosystem is a community o...[Read More]
MathKing Love Ecosystems! Learning about Ecosystems for Kid...
Learn about different types of ecosystems. This video is a great introduction to types of ecosystems. An ecosystem is a community of interacting organisms and their environment. This is...[Read More]
Dr. Madhu Khanna: Water, Land, Ecosystems, & Environmental P...
Dr. Khanna has worked on diverse topics ranging from technology adoption and agro-environmental policy analysis, voluntary approaches to environmental protection and the land use, market and greenhous...[Read More]
Water use by terrestrial ecosystems in Mato Grosso (Environm...
This video abstract introduces our paper published in Environmental Research Letters (2012) entitled:
"Water use by terrestrial ecosystems: temporal variability in rainforest and agricultural contri...[Read More]
Professor Jack Spengler pays homage to two key leaders in conservation and discusses how local communities are defined today and Harvards role in using its resources to benefit them. Spengler.
The ...[Read More]
See an excerpt from this phenomenal title all about the environment and ecosystems from the award-winning Tell Me Why, the Children's Video Encyclopedia...[Read More]
Everyone eats, right? But how does that food get the energy to power you? In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina talks about the way energy moves, or flows, through an ecosystem and how that mo...[Read More]
A video introducing the Marine Ecosystems Research Programme (www.marine-ecosystems.org.uk, @merp_updates).
The Marine Ecosystems Research Programme is jointly funded by the UK's Natural Environment ...[Read More]
Natural ecosystems from land to sea Professor Steve Will...
One of two speakers taking part in the webinar "Natural ecosystems: from land to sea". Professor Steve Williams of James Cook University talks about the impact of climate change on terrestrial ecosyst...[Read More]
Have you ever heard of the Peppered Moth? It's a great example of how living things can change because their environment has changed. And it's not just them! There used to be giant insects roaming the...[Read More]