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  • 04:19 Why Is Biodiversity So Important? - Kim Preshoff

    Why Is Biodiversity So Important? - Kim Preshoff

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-is-biodiversity-so-important-kim-preshoff Our planet’s diverse, thriving ecosystems may seem like permanent fixtures, but they’re actually vulnerable to collapse. Jungles can become deserts, and reefs can be

  • 10:28 Biodiversity Flourishes in Phanerozoic Eon

    Biodiversity Flourishes in Phanerozoic Eon

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    Cambrian explosion and biodiversity in the Phanerozoic Eon More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=MS7x2hDEhrw

  • 02:41 Why Biodiversity Is Good For The Economy

    Why Biodiversity Is Good For The Economy

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    Research suggests that more diverse ecosystems are better for the bottom line. Thanks to the University of Minnesota for sponsoring this video! http://twin-cities.umn.edu/ Credits (and Twitter handles): Script Writer: Peter Reich Script Editor: Kate Yoshi

  • 04:10 Fires can kindle biodiversity, sparking new approaches to conservation

    Fires can kindle biodiversity, sparking new approaches to conservation

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    Raging fires throughout the U.S. and Australia over the past year have put vulnerable species at risk. But not all blazes are devastatingin fact, fire can promote biodiversity. In grasslands, fires prevent trees and roots from taking hold. This allows gra

  • 02:22 Nature's Superheroes: More Trees Please!

    Nature's Superheroes: More Trees Please!

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    Join Francesca, Asha, and Lydia as they explore what makes trees so important, the problems trees face, and what kids like you can do to help. Learn more at OLogy, the Museum’s science website for kids: https://www.amnh.org/explore/ology/biodiversity/natu

  • 06:46 Soil Is Alive!

    Soil Is Alive!

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    Jessie and Squeaks make a new friend named Grady, and he teaches them about all the living things you can find in soil!Disciplinary Core Idea:LS4.D: Biodiversity and Humans - There are many different kinds of living things in any area, and they exist in d

  • 01:54 The Long History Of The Andes

    The Long History Of The Andes

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    Did a biblical-scale flood—or the rise of the Andes—give the Amazon its amazing biodiversity? Read more: http://scim.ag/vid_6260

  • 02:09 A Trek Through The Cloud Forest

    A Trek Through The Cloud Forest

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    Did a biblical-scale flood—or the rise of the Andes—give the Amazon its amazing biodiversity? Read more: http://scim.ag/vid_6260

  • 08:23 The Palm Oil Catastrophe

    The Palm Oil Catastrophe

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    The history of palm oil production and how it lead to a climate catastrophe. Facebook: https://facebook.com/nextobserver Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/nextobserver Sources Use of U.S. Croplands for Biofuels Increases Greenhouse Gases Through Emissions

  • 06:28 1 MILLION Species Could Go Extinct Heres Why.

    1 MILLION Species Could Go Extinct Heres Why.

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    Check out Hot Mess: http://www.youtube.com/hotmesspbs SUBSCRIBE so you dont miss a video! http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub More info and sources below A massive new study has just been released showing that human activities are threatening Earths other life forms

  • 11:11 How Close Are We to a Complete Tree of Life?

    How Close Are We to a Complete Tree of Life?

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    Nearly 90% of all life on Earth is unaccounted for, but how close are we to discovering all life on Earth before it disappears? Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker Watch more How Close Are We | http://bit.ly/HCAWplaylist Follow Olivia on In

  • 01:37 Nature's Superheroes: The Pollution Problem

    Nature's Superheroes: The Pollution Problem

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    Increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is causing the oceans to heat up. This is bad news for coral reefs and the animals that depend on them, such as animals with shells. Join Madeline, Charlie, and Ezra to learn about how pollution affects our envi

  • 07:58 Why Do More Species Live Near the Equator?

    Why Do More Species Live Near the Equator?

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    Go to http://Raceforretirement.com and see how the action gap affects you. Follow all of our Peru adventures on this playlist: http://bit.ly/SmartPeru ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Special thanks to Rainforest Expeditions for hosting us! Visit http://ww

  • 02:38 Mini-antibodies discovered in sharks and camels could lead to drugs for cancer and other diseases

    Mini-antibodies discovered in sharks and camels could lead to drugs for cancer and other diseases

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    Unusual immune proteins are a boon for research and are starting to hit the clinic. Read more - https://scim.ag/2rwbY9n CREDITS ---------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi Nguyên script Sarah Crespi

  • 03:14 Beaver dams without beavers? Artificial logjams are a popular but controversial restoration tool

    Beaver dams without beavers? Artificial logjams are a popular but controversial restoration tool

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    Imitating busy rodents a cheap way to repair damaged rivers, researchers say Read more - https://scim.ag/2LvhCQx CREDITS ------------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi Nguyên script Ben Goldfa

  • 02:02 Watch how battles with bats give moths such flashy tails

    Watch how battles with bats give moths such flashy tails

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    Long tails fool bats into striking in the wrong place. Read more - https://scim.ag/2KsO3CV Read the paper - http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/7/eaar7428 CREDITS ------------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producer Sar

  • 02:42 How do you take a hamster's pulse?

    How do you take a hamster's pulse?

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    Researchers used RFID technology to develop a wireless, stress-free method for monitoring the vital signs of small animals while they are still conscious. Read the research (free): http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/5/2/eaau0169 CREDITS --------------

  • 03:22 How Many Mass Extinctions Have There Been?

    How Many Mass Extinctions Have There Been?

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    Thanks to Audible for supporting this video. Get your free 30-day trial at https://www.audible.com/minuteearth Thanks also to our Patreon patrons: Today I Found Out, Maarten Bremer, Mark Roth, Jeff Straathof, Tony Fadell, Ahmed, Muhammad Shifaz, Vidhya Kr

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  • 03:01 Why bird brains are more brilliant than anyone suspected

    Why bird brains are more brilliant than anyone suspected

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    The secret may lie in a newly-discovered brain structureRead the research: https://scim.ag/31zQoCRhttps://scim.ag/3mdMyY0CreditsproducerMeagan Cantwellsupervising producerJoel Goldbergspecial thanksPeter SternSacha VigneriLiz PennisiresearchStacho et al.,

  • 01:34 TIL: Lionfish Jewelry Can Help Save the Ocean | Today I Learned

    TIL: Lionfish Jewelry Can Help Save the Ocean | Today I Learned

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    National Geographic grantee Erin Spencer dives into this week’s Today I Learned with one of the leading threats to biodiversity: the invasive lionfish. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe ➡ Get More TIL (Today I Learned): http://bit.ly/MoreTIL Abou

  • 13:41 Nature's Oddest Looking Animals | Top 5 | BBC Earth

    Nature's Oddest Looking Animals | Top 5 | BBC Earth

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    One of the many wonders of nature is its biodiversity and the variety of creatures found on Earth. But some are more distinctive than others! These are just some of the more 'quirky' animals on our planet. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub #BBCEarth #N

  • 03:59 Cities Are Forcing Animals To Evolve Faster Than Normal

    Cities Are Forcing Animals To Evolve Faster Than Normal

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    Scientists found that evolution takes at least a million years, but that's without human intervention. Are we making animals evolve faster? Is It Possible For Evolution To Reverse? - https://youtu.be/aEdzMM8WxiE Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - ht

  • 05:00 Why didnt this 2,000 year old body decompose? - Carolyn Marshall

    Why didnt this 2,000 year old body decompose? - Carolyn Marshall

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    Discover the surprising biodiversity of soil, and how its microbes help support all life on Earth.--It may not appear very lively six feet underground, but a single teaspoon of soil contains more organisms than there are human beings on the planet. From b

  • 01:26 These frogs walk instead of hop

    These frogs walk instead of hop

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    Scientists tease out why four species have developed unusual mode of locomotion. Learn more: https://scim.ag/2JB5t02 Read the research: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/jez.2182 Frogs in question: Senegal running frog *Kassina senegalensis*

  • 04:11 Vulture safe zones aim to preserve an unloved but vital scavenger

    Vulture safe zones aim to preserve an unloved but vital scavenger

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    After a huge downturn in South Asia's vulture numbers, governments and conservationists are aiming to turn populations of these natural clean-up crews around. CREDITS editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi Nguy

  • 03:00 What if everyone planted a tree? | BBC Ideas

    What if everyone planted a tree? | BBC Ideas

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    Around 30% of our planet is covered in trees - that's approximately 3 trillion trees. As well as helping with biodiversity, they can also help combat climate change. But we're cutting our trees down at an alarming rate - 4.1 million a day. So what would h

  • 03:31 Can scientists solve Darwin's 'abominable mystery' about the angiosperm explosion?

    Can scientists solve Darwin's 'abominable mystery' about the angiosperm explosion?

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    Molecular biology has helped illuminate long-held questions about flowering plantsRead the perspective: https://scim.ag/3gdSbSHCredits producerMeagan Cantwellsupervising producerJoel Goldbergspecial thanksGemma AldertonCasper J. van der KooiCatherine Mata

  • 02:20 What makes hummingbirds such agile flyers?

    What makes hummingbirds such agile flyers?

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    Looking over hundreds of flight recordings, researchers gained new insight into what makes hummingbirds so good at fast, agile flight. Read more - http://scim.ag/2Eu7p7a editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi N

  • 02:16 Watch this origami fish grabber nab a deep-sea squid

    Watch this origami fish grabber nab a deep-sea squid

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    New robotic claw can scoop up delicate sea creatures without harm. Learn more - https://scim.ag/2zOKxOm Read the research - http://robotics.sciencemag.org/lookup/doi/10.1126/scirobotics.aat5276 CREDITS ---------------------- producer Jessica Hubbard anima

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  • 02:49 Spider moms spotted nursing their offspring with milk

    Spider moms spotted nursing their offspring with milk

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    Spider’s milk sustains young to adulthood. Learn more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/11/spider-moms-spotted-nursing-their-offspring-milk Read the research ($): http://science.sciencemag.org/content/362/6418/1052 CREDITS producer Sarah Crespi script

  • 05:46 Can Coral Reefs Survive Climate Change? #OursToLose

    Can Coral Reefs Survive Climate Change? #OursToLose

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    This episode is brought to you by Dropbox https://www.dropbox.com/ Tweet ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBScoral Share on FB ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBScoralFB ↓ More info and sources below ↓ We can’t afford to wait any longer to act on climate change. Check out #OursToLose

  • 11:02 What Happens If We Solve Extinction?

    What Happens If We Solve Extinction?

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    The human species has driven the planet's biodiversity into an unprecedented decline, with as many as 1 million species at risk. Traditional conservation methods alone are struggling to offset the speed at which were losing species. Biotechnologies that h

  • 03:06 Explaining the Science of Soil

    Explaining the Science of Soil

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    They say you are what you eat. This applies to cows, too. Which is why Horizon Organic dairy farmer, Cody Turner is all about biodiversity. He plants a variety of grasses and legumes in the pasture at his family farm and carefully tends his soil to ensure

  • 10:38 Popular 5 Human Impacts On The Environment: Crash Course Ecology #10

    5 Human Impacts On The Environment: Crash Course Ecology #10

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    Hank gives the run down on the top five ways humans are negatively impacting the environment and having detrimental effects on the valuable ecosystem services which a healthy biosphere provides. Like Crash Course? http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCours

  • 10:18 Asthma Preventing Microbes, Pollinator Plant Preference, and More: 60 Second Science Podcasts

    Asthma Preventing Microbes, Pollinator Plant Preference, and More: 60 Second Science Podcasts

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    Listen and learn about the microbes that may lower children's risk of having asthma, why an early flower bloom might be a sign of low biodiversity, how pollinators shape plant evolution, how treating disease might involve treating poverty, and how the gut

  • 02:48 Which Came First - The Rain Or The Rainforest?

    Which Came First - The Rain Or The Rainforest?

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    This video sponsored by our Subbable supporter Cookie Blast: Cookie Blast at App Store - http://appstore.com/cookieblast Cookie Blast Facebook - http://facebook.com/cookieblastapp And thanks to Subbable supporter Steve Moyers for helping make MinuteEarth

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  • 03:14 Discovering Life Under Antarctica’s Ice

    Discovering Life Under Antarctica’s Ice

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    Drew Lohrer is the principal investigator at Science Under the Ice, a project dedicated to studying the resilience of organisms under Antarctica’s frozen ocean. Along with his team of nine scientists, Lohrer dives deep to collect data on sea organisms and

  • 03:42 How Birds Can Teach Us to Build Better Airplanes

    How Birds Can Teach Us to Build Better Airplanes

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    How one researcher is turning everything we know about flight on its head...Subscribe so you never miss an episode: https://bit.ly/3mOfd77More info below Vikram Baliga studies anatomy and movement of animals in the Department of Zoology at the University

  • 02:31 Here’s what happens when you replace toads and turtles with 3D printed replicas in the wild

    Here’s what happens when you replace toads and turtles with 3D printed replicas in the wild

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    Technology reveals secrets behind mating preferences Learn more: https://scim.ag/2H7Jd8z producer/editor/narrator Nguyên Khôi Nguyên supervising producer Sarah Crespi script Matthew Warren graphics northern map turtle Biodiversity Heritage Library CC BY 2

  • 03:18 How bighorn sheep use crowdsourcing to find food on the hoof

    How bighorn sheep use crowdsourcing to find food on the hoof

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    New study suggests migration routes are passed down from generation to generation. Read more - https://scim.ag/2wQTfHX Read the research - (free) https://scim.ag/2wN74Ye CREDITS ------------------------ editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising pro

  • 08:54 The Rare Book Room!

    The Rare Book Room!

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    The Field Museum isn't just home to specimens and artifacts: it's also home to the books and manuscripts that have shaped our understanding of the world's natural history. Today, we look at some of the 7,500 books in the Mary W. Runnells Rare Book Room! ↓

  • 02:34 What antlers can teach us about cancer and regrowing limbs

    What antlers can teach us about cancer and regrowing limbs

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    Antlers are some of the fastest-growing bone in the animal kingdom: Deer, moose, elk, and reindeer sprout up to half a meter of new bone growth in a month prior to the mating season. Now, researchers studying their genomes have discovered how. Genes that

  • 05:04 12 Year Old Terrarium - Life Inside a closed jar, Over a decade in isolation

    12 Year Old Terrarium - Life Inside a closed jar, Over a decade in isolation

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    In this video we take a look at the terrarium my brother made during his childhood. This terrarium was made between 2007 - 2008. This makes the terrarium at least 12 years old. Inside there is a variety of organisms. All of which have persisted within the

  • 05:02 Evolution 101

    Evolution 101

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    Every creature that’s ever lived, including you, has been honed by the powerful force of evolution. Play NOVA's Evolution Lab to learn how it’s responsible for the explosion of Earth's biodiversity. Play the Evolution Lab: http://www.pbs.org/nova/labs/lab

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  • 01:35 Sea Turtle Hatchlings Released into the Ocean 360 | Our Blue Planet | Earth Unplugged

    Sea Turtle Hatchlings Released into the Ocean 360 | Our Blue Planet | Earth Unplugged

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    A group of turtle hatchlings is safely released, watch their first steps towards the sea in this 360 video! Subscribe to Earth Unplugged: http://bit.ly/SubscribeToEarthUnplugged   This video was filmed with Project Biodiversity, an NGO in Cape Verde who r

  • 05:35 "If We Don't Protect Nature We Can't Protect Ourselves" Harrison Ford | Extinction Rebellion

    "If We Don't Protect Nature We Can't Protect Ourselves" Harrison Ford | Extinction Rebellion

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    We are facing an emergency resulting from our toxic economic and political system. The way we relate to each other and to nature is destroying Earth’s capacity to sustain life. Unending economic growth and profits drawn from a planet with limited re

  • 06:50 The world is poorly designed. But copying nature helps.

    The world is poorly designed. But copying nature helps.

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    Biomimicry design, explained with 99% Invisible. Check them out here: https://99percentinvisible.org/ Subscribe to our channel here: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Japan’s Shinkansen doesn’t look like your typical train. With its long and pointed nose, it can reach

  • 09:12 Are We Living In the Sixth Extinction?

    Are We Living In the Sixth Extinction?

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    This time, we're the asteroid. Viewers like you help make PBS (Thank you ) . Support your local PBS Member Station here: https://to.pbs.org/PBSDSDonate Subscribe to It's Okay To Be Smart: http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub Read "The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kol

  • 02:36 What is the Most Powerful Animal?

    What is the Most Powerful Animal?

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    In a battle royale for the most powerful animal, what species would win? The Asian elephant? The tiger? The saltwater crocodile? Evolution has nudged wild creatures to hone their blows, bites, and brute strength for survival-but in the end, who puts the "

  • 05:02 Evolution 101

    Evolution 101

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    Every creature that’s ever lived, including you, has been honed by the powerful force of evolution. Play NOVA's Evolution Lab to learn how it’s responsible for the explosion of Earth's biodiversity. Play the Evolution Lab: http://www.pbs.org/n

  • 10:26 Popular Ecology - Rules for Living on Earth: Crash Course Biology #40

    Ecology - Rules for Living on Earth: Crash Course Biology #40

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    Hank introduces us to ecology - the study of the rules of engagement for all of us earthlings - which seeks to explain why the world looks and acts the way it does. The world is crammed with things, both animate and not, that have been interacting with ea

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  • 04:43 How Many Species Are There?

    How Many Species Are There?

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    How do we protect what we don’t know exists? Don’t miss the next video! SUBSCRIBE! ►► http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub ↓ More info and sources below ↓ How many species are there on Earth? In biology, this is one of a fundamental question that we still don’t have a

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  • 13:07 Monsanto: The Company that Owns the World’s Food Supply

    Monsanto: The Company that Owns the World’s Food Supply

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    Support us on Patreon to vote on which company we do next: https://www.patreon.com/business_casual Join us at our subreddit and on social media: Reddit: https://reddit.com/r/businesscasual Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/business.casual.yt Twitter: htt

  • 05:54 Why no aquarium has a great white shark

    Why no aquarium has a great white shark

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    Many have tried to keep a white shark in captivity. Here's why that's so difficult. There are several aquariums around the world, including one in Georgia, that house whale sharks, the biggest fish in the sea. But not one has a great white shark on displa

  • 05:24 A Rare Look Inside The Doomsday Seed Vault Deep In The Arctic

    A Rare Look Inside The Doomsday Seed Vault Deep In The Arctic

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    If society endures an apocalypse what will we eat?! Seed vaults are our food-preservation time capsule for the future. Why Humanity Needs This Doomsday Seed Vault - http://bit.ly/28MYfTx Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read

  • 09:12 The Sixth Extinction

    The Sixth Extinction

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    This time, we’re the asteroid. Subscribe to It’s Okay To Be Smart: http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jtotheizzoe Follow on Tumblr: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Follow on Instagram: http://inst

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  • 05:57 What Tardigrades Can Teach Us About Life in the Rainforest

    What Tardigrades Can Teach Us About Life in the Rainforest

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    Dr. Meg Lowman climbs hundreds of feet off the ground to reach ecosystems at the very top of the rainforest. Her research sheds new light on these extremely diverse communities of plants and animals, from sloths to butterflies to tiny tardigrades. Experie

  • 06:38 How humans are making pandemics more likely

    How humans are making pandemics more likely

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    Its never been easier for animal pathogens to spill over into humans.Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-labOver the last 40 years, disease outbreaks among humans have become more and more frequent. The majority of those diseases are zoonoses,

  • 01:11 How To Celebrate Christmas On A Volcano

    How To Celebrate Christmas On A Volcano

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    How do explorers celebrate Christmas? Hint: It's on a volcano. Evolutionary biologist and National Geographic grantee Borja Milá and fellow biologist Christophe Thébaud traveled to Réunion, a volcanic island in the southern Indian Ocean, in hopes of figur

  • 03:08 Should We Let Pandas Go Extinct?

    Should We Let Pandas Go Extinct?

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    Thanks to http://www.harrys.com for supporting this video. Use the coupon code MINUTEEARTH for $5 off your order! http://www.harrys.com Thanks to our Patreon patrons: - @AntoineCoeur - Nicholas Buckendorf - Nasser Hamed Alminji - Jeff Straathof - Mark - f

  • 02:59 Where Do Our Drugs Come From?

    Where Do Our Drugs Come From?

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    The incredible chemical weapon-making abilities of fungi, bacteria, and plants have created a diverse array of compounds that are useful to humans. Thanks to the University of Minnesota for sponsoring this video! http://twin-cities.umn.edu/ Thanks also to

  • 02:37 VIETNAM, Waterfalls: Amazing Planet (4K) 2020

    VIETNAM, Waterfalls: Amazing Planet (4K) 2020

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    Ban Gioc Falls, Vietnam by Filip Kulisev Filip Kulisev strives to find and photograph the most wonderful and unique sites of our planet for the benefit of all nature lovers in Slovakia and around the world. Through his photographs he has raised awareness

  • 04:14 Popular Why Are Birds Different Colors?

    Why Are Birds Different Colors?

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    There are thousands of species of birds and with great numbers come great biodiversity. Birds are among the most colorful animals on the planet so today we're taking a look at how birds use science to employ a wide range of chemical and physical tricks wh

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  • 03:48 The Secret Global Sewer System

    The Secret Global Sewer System

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    Thanks to the University of Minnesota for sponsoring this video! http://twin-cities.umn.edu/Ditches and drain pipes help crops survive but can negatively impact the broader landscape.Thanks also to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth a

  • 06:25 Human Population Through Time

    Human Population Through Time

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    It took 200,000 years for our human population to reach 1 billion—and only 200 years to reach 7 billion. But growth has begun slowing, as women have fewer babies on average. When will our global population peak? And how can we minimize our impact on

  • 03:13 Why Do Bats Transmit So Many Diseases Like Ebola?

    Why Do Bats Transmit So Many Diseases Like Ebola?

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    Subscribe to MinuteEarth! - http://www.youtube.com/user/minuteearth?sub_confirmation=1 And please support us on Subbable! - https://subbable.com/minuteearth ________________________ Video Concept and Writing: Kate Yandell Created by Henry Reich Production

  • 05:07 There’s a Subterranean Biosphere Hiding in the Earth’s Crust and It’s MASSIVE

    There’s a Subterranean Biosphere Hiding in the Earth’s Crust and It’s MASSIVE

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    This mysterious new ecosystem is being called the ‘subterranean galapagos’ and it’s almost twice the size of earth’s oceans. We’ve never seen anything like it. Thumbnail image courtesy of Gaëtan Borgonie, ELI, Belgium. A New Genetic Alphabet Is Creating T

  • 07:12 This Frog-Killing Fungus Could Wipe Out Entire Species

    This Frog-Killing Fungus Could Wipe Out Entire Species

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    Scientists at the Oakland Zoo are taking drastic measures to prevent mass extinctions of the yellow-legged frog. Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker Watch more ReWild! http://bit.ly/rewildplaylist Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.comA r

  • 06:35 Searching for the White Tailed Bumblebee | Maddie Moate

    Searching for the White Tailed Bumblebee | Maddie Moate

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    This week I go in search of the common White Tailed Bumblebee! Unlike other species in this series which are often rare and elusive, the White Tailed Bumblebee is an example of "everyone's" wildlife and a fun species to look out for whether you live in th

  • 04:36 These Hairworms Eat a Cricket Alive and Control Its Mind | Deep Look

    These Hairworms Eat a Cricket Alive and Control Its Mind | Deep Look

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    Support Deep Look on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/deeplook A baby hairworm hitches a ride inside a cricket, feasting on its fat until the coiled-up parasite is ready to burst out. Then it hijacks the cricket's mind and compels it to head to water for

  • 03:33 Why Poor Places Are More Diverse

    Why Poor Places Are More Diverse

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    Thanks to The Kwongan Foundation at the University of Western Australia for supporting this video: http://www.plants.uwa.edu.au/alumni/kwongan MinuteEarth is now on Patreon! Please support us at: http://www.patreon.com/minuteearth And subscribe! - http://

  • 04:09 What It Would Be Like To Live On A Super Earth

    What It Would Be Like To Live On A Super Earth

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    The discovery of several Earth-like planets outside the solar system has opened the possibilities of expanding our horizons and establish out first interstellar colonies. What would life be like on these 'super-Earths'? And if we ever got there... would w

  • 03:47 These Names Can Kill Animals

    These Names Can Kill Animals

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    To get your free 30-day trial of CuriosityStream, go to https://curiositystream.com/minute and use the code "minute". Just like the names of products and companies, animals' names can affect how we feel about them...and changing the name of a species migh

  • 05:02 Meet the Wonderchicken that Survived the Dinosaur Extinction

    Meet the Wonderchicken that Survived the Dinosaur Extinction

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    Hidden inside an unassuming piece of limestone are the remnants of a creature that reveals an extraordinary link between the age of dinosaurs and the present day. Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/Elemen

  • 02:30 Why We Sucked At Counting Fish (Until Now)

    Why We Sucked At Counting Fish (Until Now)

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    Thanks to http://www.audible.com/minuteearth for sponsoring this video. A new fish counting method has revealed there are ten times more fish in the sea than we previously thought.* *But unfortunately, this doesn't mean we're not overfishing. If you liked

  • 03:33 Meet the Dust Mites, Tiny Roommates That Feast On Your Skin  |  Deep Look

    Meet the Dust Mites, Tiny Roommates That Feast On Your Skin | Deep Look

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    You may think that you've got the house to yourself, but chances are you have about 100 different types of animals living with you. Many of them are harmless, but a few can be dangerous in ways you wouldn't expect. New research explores exactly whom you s

  • 03:01 Why Most New Species Are Discovered By Amateurs

    Why Most New Species Are Discovered By Amateurs

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    Check out Terra Maters new video about the Skywalker Gibbon - and subscribe - at https://youtube.com/terramaterofficial.Most new species are discovered by amateurs because nowadays non-professionals are actually better suited to the requirements of new sp

  • 03:50 Stinging Scorpion vs. Pain-Defying Mouse | Deep Look

    Stinging Scorpion vs. Pain-Defying Mouse | Deep Look

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    There's a chemical arms race going on in the Sonoran Desert between a highly venomous scorpion and a particularly ferocious mouse. The outcome of their battle may one day change the way doctors treat pain in people. SUBSCRIBE to Deep Look! http://goo.gl/8

  • 02:14 Popular Why Pets Have Surprisingly Small Brains

    Why Pets Have Surprisingly Small Brains

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    Thanks to 23andMe for sponsoring this video! http://www.23andme.com/minuteearth If you live outside the US, click here: https://www.23andme.com/ When we domesticate an animal species, their brains shrink and they freak out less. Thanks also to our support

  • 02:51 How This Sea Shell Knows the Weather in Greenland

    How This Sea Shell Knows the Weather in Greenland

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    Foraminifera – tiny, single-celled marine life forms – build gorgeous houses that record how much ice there is on the planet. This video was supported by the Heising-Simons Foundation. To learn more, visit https://www.heisingsimons.org/ Special thanks to

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