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Graduate Studies – Kyle Oakes

Graduate Studies – Kyle Oakes

I’m Kyle Oakes, I’m getting my masters degree at Christopher Newport University in environmental science. I got my undergrad here also, a bachelors of science in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. As far as environmental science goes, everything’s pretty much associated with the wetlands around here. There’s a lot of work going on in …

Life: A Hook into Environmental Science

Life: A Hook into Environmental Science

Life We see it all around us We know it exists We know it thrives But do we really comprehend it’s importance? Progress That is what most people call it More and more concrete Less and less green But where is the balance? Is it possible to solve the world’s problems? or will it always …

Humans, Biodiversity, and Habitat Loss — HHMI BioInteractive Video

Humans, Biodiversity, and Habitat Loss — HHMI BioInteractive Video

[music plays] [ANNOUNCER:] Welcome to HHMI’s 2014 Holiday Lectures on Science. [music plays] This year’s lectures, “Biodiversity in the Age of Humans,” will be given by three of the world’s leading experts in the study of biodiversity and conservation biology. Dr. Anthony Barnosky, of the University of California Berkley; Dr. Elizabeth Hadly of Stanford University; …

The Science of Soil: Understanding the Major

The Science of Soil: Understanding the Major

-[April Ulery] Most people who get jobs with the USDA or other federal agencies have to have a degree. They have to have a Bachelor of Science degree or a Bachelor of Arts degree. And in order to get a degree, you need to have gone through a whole program, a whole suite of interconnected …

Tragedy of the Commons Explained

Tragedy of the Commons Explained

Tragedy of the Commons explained. First of all, what are the commons? The commons refers to any shared resource that nobody really owns (or, nobody should own). Things like the oceans and rivers, the atmosphere, forests, fish, and fossil fuels such as oil and coal. The term “Tragedy of the Commons” was first coined by …