Swimming with the Giant Sunfish
Tierney Thys

In this fascinating talk, Marine Biologist Tierney Thys tells us about swimming with the Giant Sunfish. She talks about the Mola mola, the world's heaviest bony fish and gives us an overview of it's life. She also argues how it provides us with scientific data on the current status of life in our oceans, which is key to our understanding of our ... Read more

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Tierney Thys: Swimming with the Giant Sunfish

February 1, 2003 (over 11 years ago)

In this fascinating talk, Marine Biologist Tierney Thys tells us about swimming with the Giant Sunfish. She talks about the Mola mola, the world's heaviest bony fish and gives us an overview of it's life. She also argues how it provides us with scientific data on the current status of life in our...

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Willie Smits: Willie Smits Restores a Rainforest

February 1, 2009 (over 5 years ago)

Willie Smits talks about the restoration of environmental resources using step by step procedures that include the local people that eventually leads to increased environmental awareness and economic growth.

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Peter Tyack: The Intriguing Sound of Marine Mammals

April 1, 2010 (over 4 years ago)

In this soulful talk, Ecologist Peter Tyack tells us about the intriguing sound of Marine Mammals. He informs us that there is much music in the oceans coming from these marine mammals. They sing these songs for various reasons like finding other whales and mating. He then tells us about the nois...

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Romulus Whitaker: Romulus Whitaker: The Real Danger Lurking in the Water

November 1, 2009 (almost 5 years ago)

Conservationist Romulus Whitaker talks about the efforts being undertaken in India to protect the habitat of the iconic king cobra and to conserve a critically endangered species, the gharial.

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Kartick Satyanarayan: How We Rescued the "Dancing" Bears

November 1, 2009 (almost 5 years ago)

Kartick Satyanarayan shows how they started the rescue of the "dancing" bears, while at the same time providing a new way of making a living to the Kalandar community who depend on these bears for money.

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John Kasaona: How Poachers Became Caretakers

February 1, 2010 (over 4 years ago)

In this talk, conservationist John Kasaona tells us about the community-based conservation effort in Namibia. He narrates how this program was formed and implemented. He is proud to shout it's success to the whole world and hopes it will be a model for conservation to follow.

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