Monthly Archives: January 2012

Have Fun Exploring Biodiversity on Google Earth!

What reef animal comes in a rainbow of crazy colors, can throw out its stomach to immobilize predators, then creep away and regrow a brand-new stomach? Its the sea cucumber, prized as a gastronomic delight by some cultures and beginning to yield some of its secrets to scientists. Google Earth Tour videos offer us the opportunity to explore our ocean planet’s biodiversity – featuring Sea Grapes, Arctic Tern, Sea Cucumber and the magnificent Bluefin Tuna in the video below. To learn more about the project and see all the tours, click here! Google Earth – Encyclopedia of Life…
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Dr. Earle on Motivation, Miracles and Mom

Dr. Earle lets us in on what motivated her to follow her unique career path and more in this, just one part of a fascinating sixteen part series from the Discovery Channel’s Curiosity.com website. Click here to view video!…
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Dr. Patricia Majluf Receives Award at 25th International Conference on Conservation Biology

25th International Conference on Conservation Biology Auckland, NZ RETHINKING THE HUMBLE ANCHOVY, PERUVIAN STYLE Dr. Patricia Majluf has been recognized with one of three 2011 Distinguished Service Awards by the Society for Conservation Biology for outstanding contributions to the field of conservation biology.  She is the founder and current director of the Center for Environmental Sustainability (CSA) at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) in Lima, Peru.  Dr. Majluf on the important impacts of the Peruvian Anchovy, or ‘Anchoveta’ Since 1982, she has been in charge of the longest-running research program in coastal Peru, studying the impacts of El Niño and fisheries on marine wildlife populations.  Since 1996 she has led marine conservation efforts in Peru, promoting the establishment of marine protected areas and developing public awareness of the large-scale ecological and socioeconomic impacts of industrial fisheries and other extractive industries to the Humboldt Upwelling System. …
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America’s Cup Joins Dr. Earle & One World One Ocean

SAN FRANCISCO, CA It’s being called the largest media campaign that’s ever focused on protecting the oceans. It includes IMAX movies, a television series and a thousand online videos. And the America’s Cup is very much a part of it, as is Mission Blue. ABC’s Mark Matthews shares with us the environmental message of the worlds’ highest profile yacht race.…
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