Genetics is the study of the genes and traits that children inherit from their parents. Recent biotechnology has opened new ways to study this in great detail even for wild animals and fish. In this webinar, you will learn how genetics and genomics can be used to study the impacts of human activities on wildlife populations.
No animals of the north evoke stronger emotions and engagement than the large carnivores. Just like the south has its BIG FIVE, the north has its big five too. The bold but elusive gray wolves. The brawny but also berry-picking brown bear. The wolverine, often so misunderstood. The golden eagle, with talons strong enough to kill even small reindeer. And the silently stalking lynx.
Humans are depleting the globe of its natural resources. We need to become more sustainable citizens, at least those of us living by western standards. How sustainable is your lifestyle? Are you fine keeping things as is, or do you want to reduce your ecological footprint on Earth? In this tool-kit, we explore what's in it for you to become a more sustainable citizen. There may be benefits that you haven't thought about.
Professional and amateur photographers capture amazing footage of wild animals. Sometimes they are plain lucky, being at the right place at the right time, but for the most part they plan and work hard for days and even years to get the picture they want. In this webinar, you will learn that patience is the key. We introduce you to the art of adapting photo techniques to animal biology.
Pierwsze ogniwo życia - łańcucha pokarmowego - w oceanie, producent ogromnych ilości tlenu, a jednocześnie - tak niepozorne organizmy, które najłatwiej dojrzeć ... z kosmosu. Poznaj sekrety fitoplanktonu arktycznego!
You will learn what permafrost is and where it occurs. Next, we will dive into the topic of thawing permafrost and how it affects climate and finally we will find the answer: why is thawing permafrost dangerous? This lessons will help to understand permafrost related processes.
Polar dogs look more like wolves than any other breed – but are they really closer to their ancestors? Why are they not bothered by cold? How can they run, run, run for miles on end and how did they help humans to settle in the Arctic? Is climate change a threat for sled dogs? Join us to find the answers!
Plastic pollution appears to be everywhere in the media these days. And it is so for very important reasons. Research is showing more consequences of plastic pollution than we ever imagined. Especially, a multitude of effects from nanoplastic have not been on our radar until fairly recently. What you may not yet know, despite all this attention, is that plastic is increasingly found in air and in soil too, not only the oceans, and all the way to the Arctic!