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Intro to the BLM Assessment, Inventory and Monitoring (AIM) Strategy

Intro to the BLM Assessment, Inventory and Monitoring (AIM) Strategy

(music) To fulfill that multiiple-use mission, it’s essential that the Bureau gather information to determine eco-system condition, and how those conditions are changing over time. The knowledge from monitoring information is necessary to guide, and justify land uses, policy action, and adaptive management decisions. The BLM Assessment Inventory Monitoring strategy is designed to provide this …

WILL IT INK?! – Catching an Octopus

WILL IT INK?! – Catching an Octopus

– Wait a second there’s something big down there. Seriously, he’s out, right there, he’s movin’. He’s goin’ through here. Got him, yes, woo hoo! (dramatic music) Massive rock formations towered like prehistoric giants as intense waves crashed upon the jagged outcrops. At high tide, the southern coastline of Africa is an unforgiving landscape that …

Nippy Little Mink!

Nippy Little Mink!

(adventurous music) – I’m Coyote Peterson, and today, I’m working with Steve Kroschel. (mink noises) And he’s got with him one very special member of the weasel family. Get ready to meet the Alaskan Mink. (“Breaking Trail Theme”) (acoustic guitar music) – [Coyote Peterson Voiceover] If there’s one thing I learned about Alaska while exploring …

CLEAREST WATER on Planet Earth?

CLEAREST WATER on Planet Earth?

– [Mark] Ahh, was that graceful? About to go snorkeling in the Silfra fissure. Some of the clearest water visibility in all the world. (gulps) Iceland. (tribal music) Hi everybody, I’m Mark Vins and welcome to a very special edition of On Location. One that features just me, the director of the Brave Wilderness channel …

YIKES! GIANT STABBING ROACH!

YIKES! GIANT STABBING ROACH!

– What’s going on, Coyote Pack? Right now, we are on the Pacific side of Costa Rica to see what sort of animals we can come across here in the darkness. Doesn’t matter if they’re covered in scales. Woo-hoo-hoo. That was nerve wracking. Doesn’t matter if they have stingers. Ooh! And they sting! Doesn’t matter …

FNR-543-WV – Wildlife Responses to Timber Harvesting

FNR-543-WV – Wildlife Responses to Timber Harvesting

[MUSIC] [birds chirping] So on the hardwood ecosystem experiment I’m studying the response of migratory birds to different timber harvest treatments. And that’s important because research has shown that across the United States migratory birds are declining. And species that depend on shrubby, young forest habitat are declining to an even greater degree. And so …

Elephant vs. Rhino | Animal Fight Night

Elephant vs. Rhino | Animal Fight Night

NARRATOR: Elephants are practically unstoppable. This punk is stalking its next victim. Not usually aggressive to other species, this rhino female has no cause for alarm. She may have poor eyesight, but she can still smell and hear the punk nearby. He casually pretends he’s on a stroll through the bush. The rhino doesn’t want …