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Freshwater | Vlog

Freshwater | Vlog

Hello! Good morning. I’m so tired. It’s Friday, and this will be my last vlog of 2018. I’m going to be listening to the audiobook of Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi, per Twitter’s request, and I have to get ready for work. So I will flash forward to when I’m not a puffy, groggy mess. Hello! …

Biodiversity Research at Cedar Creek

Biodiversity Research at Cedar Creek

We had this long-term experiment at Cedar Creek where we’ve been growing prairie grasses by themselves and then in various combinations – it’s a biodiversity experiment. We’re trying to find out do changes in the number of species living in an ecosystem, which are changes in biological diversity, do those affect how that ecosystem functions? …

Why Tapirs Love Spending So Much Time Underwater

Why Tapirs Love Spending So Much Time Underwater

NARRATOR: Although they look like pigs, tapirs are related to horses and rhinoceroses. Tapirs are excellent swimmers and divers. They can stay under water for several minutes and have a short prehensile trunk, which is really an extended nose and upper lip that they use as a snorkel. It’s one of the tricks that helps …