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| Issue 49

The social science of climate change

In Arctic regions, landscapes are changing fast. This has profound effects on their biological systems, but how are communities and their traditional lifestyles affected?

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Earth science, Science and society
       

| issue 35

A world without trees

Contemplating the consequences of a tree-free planet.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Resources
 

| Issue 16

Cold seeps: marine ecosystems based on hydrocarbons

David Fischer takes us on a trip to the bottom of the sea to learn about cold seeps – their ecosystems, potential fuels, and possible involvement in global warming.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science
     

| Issue 14

Biodiversity: a look back at 2009

In celebration of the International Year of Biodiversity 2010, Matt Kaplan takes us on a whirlwind tour through the previous year’s most inspiring discoveries of biodiversity.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, General science
         

| Issue 10

Ecology: media presentation CD-ROM, By Biozone

Next year, I hope to take a small group of students, aged 15-18, to Iquitos in Peru, where we will board a boat to take us up the Amazon to study the rainforest. So I was particularly interested to see that Iquitos is featured in the Introduction to Ecosystems series of slides on Ecology, a media…

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Resources

| Issue 6

Why biodiversity research keeps its feet dry

Marine ecologists Iris Hendriks, Carlos Duarte, and Carlo Heip ask why – despite its importance – research into marine biodiversity is so neglected.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Earth science