Tag «ecosystem»

Restoring Freshwater Mussels in NC’s Cheoah River

Restoring Freshwater Mussels in NC’s Cheoah River

We’re here today on the Cheoah River where for over 70 years the flow of water has been impeded by a dam upstream and used to produce hydroelectric power. But since 2005, as a result of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s relicensing process, the water and other habitat elements have been restored. Freshwater mussels are …

Exporting Earth

Exporting Earth

Throughout our history we have brought pieces of the unknown into our home as a reminder of what we experienced. Our future, however, will require us to bring pieces of our home out into the unknown with us. So today we will be continuing our look at Interstellar Colonization and Generation Ships with a look …

little egret

little egret

The white feathers of the little egret make it an eye-catcher on the riverside. Part of a group commonly known as the white egrets, it is an extremely well-known bird that lives in close proximity to residential areas. All white egrets, such as the Chinese egret and the Great egret, are pure white and have …

The Ecological Time Machine

The Ecological Time Machine

Hi. I’m Graeme. Welcome to the Arthur Rylah Institute. Today I’m going to introduce you to one of our newest inventions. It’s called ‘the ecological time machine’. Victoria is located in the south east corner of the Australian continent, and it has a wide diversity of ecosystems and habitats. These range from deserts and semi-arid …

Space Center Co-Exists With Nature

Space Center Co-Exists With Nature

Narrator: As part of NASA Kennedy Space Center’s first Innovation Expo, aquatic biologists with Inomedic Health Applications took employees on a boat tour of the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, An expansive piece of Florida paradise that has been protected from commercial and residential development for the past five decades because of spaceflight operations at …

Pond Care | Spring Pond Maintenance 5 of 5

Pond Care | Spring Pond Maintenance 5 of 5

[SOUND] [NOISE] This is not your typical biological waterfall filter like you see on most ponds. I wanted to give you a little explanation here. This is our, our active bog filter, it’s approximately four foot by six foot. It’s about an, foot to a foot and a half deep. And we have, a manifold …