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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 …

Environmental Science Tutor

Environmental Science Tutor

>>Paul:The BSc in environmental science makes every use of the fantastic local environment around Liverpool. We’ve got some fabulous coastlines, internationally important coastlines. We’re stones throw from national parks and we’re right next to some of the big industrial centres in the north west. Our BSc makes every use of these opportunities. The types of …

Kingston University course director on the environmental management and science field trips

Kingston University course director on the environmental management and science field trips

Hello. My name is Dr Stuart Downward. I’m the Course Director for our programmes in Sustainable Development, Environmental Science and Environmental Management I’m a very strong believer in learning from first hand experience. Our world our environment is outside our door. So let’s get out there, get muddy and find out for ourselves what exactly …