Google Earth Tours

EOL's Google Earth Tours give you a geographical view of the world's biodiversity. Using Google Earth's satellite imagery, these narrated video tours explore a range of topics such as migration and global research initiatives.

Click on a link to jump to a Google Earth Tour video:

Monarch Butterflies
Arctic Terns
Invasive Species
Sea Cucumber
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna

Monarch Butterfly Migration 

A story about the migration of the monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus),
and all the people that help them out along the way.

Download the Google Earth KMZ file
También puede ver este vídeo con subtítulos en español aquí

Arctic Tern Migration 

The arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) makes an incredible migration of 50,000
miles each year traveling from pole to pole. Join them on their journey.

Download the Google Earth KMZ file

Invasive Species 

Sea grapes may sound tasty but in reality Caulerpa racemosa is a killer
algae taking over the oceans and squeezing out native species of marine life.

Download the Google Earth KMZ file

Sea Cucumbers 

The sea cucumber, a prized as a gastronomic delight by some cultures is
beginning to yield some of its secrets to scientists.

Download the Google Earth KMZ file

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna 

Learn about the process of tagging tuna and how those tags are revealing
surprises to scientists.

Download the Google Earth KMZ file

What educators have to say about EOL Google Earth Tours:

"The Google Earth Tours are well done snip-its that I use to improve my knowledge of marine biology and to provide interesting diversions and enrichment to my students."

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