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New One Species at a Time Podcast - Chamois

Growing up in a village in the foothills of the French Alps, Francis Roucher used to hunt the chamois. But on the day one of his shots went astray, Roucher was transformed from hunter to game manager, working to reverse the chamois’ decline.

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To learn more about how to use EOL's One Species at a Time podcasts in the classroom and in broadcast media, please see our Podcast Guide for Educators or contact the EOL Learning & Education group.

February 27, 2013 14:16

EOL names Cynthia Sims Parr as Chief Scientist

The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) today announces that Dr. Cynthia Sims Parr has been named as EOL’s Chief Scientist in support of its growing focus on acquiring data to support scientific research across the Tree of Life. Read the press release.

February 20, 2013 00:41

Congratulations to the Winner of EOL Flickr Contest #97: "Herbivores in Action"

Congratulations to Lynette Schimming, the winner of EOL Flickr Contest #97: Herbivores in Action. Thanks to all participants for their great submissions.

The next EOL Flickr contest is Beaks - Please compete with images of organisms with prominent beaks of all kinds. This is not limited to bird beaks but can be any beak-like structure on any kind of organism, including plants or fungi.  Submissions will be open through Monday, February 25, 2013.

The Encyclopedia of Life Images Group on Flickr is a great way to contribute images to EOL. Have a look at the group home page for instructions, and post your questions to the group discussion.

February 19, 2013 05:38

The TerraMar Project joins with the Encyclopedia of Life to Promote Understanding of Ocean Life

The TerraMar Project and the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) today announce a new collaboration to build awareness and understanding of biodiversity in the world's oceans. As part of their education initiative, The TerraMar Project is sharing EOL podcasts, educational materials and related species information as free, open access content through the TerraMar Project's education platform. 

For more details about partnership, please visit http://eol.org/info/feb_12.

February 12, 2013 16:35

New One Species at a Time Podcast - Bacteria

In this episode, we raise the blinds on an invisible world that’s all around us: the realm of bacteria. Don’t reach for the antibacterial gel just yet. Roberto Kolter of Harvard explains the relationship between one bacterium, Bacillus subtilis, and the majestic trees outside his office windows at Harvard Medical School. There’s a lot going on, down among the roots.

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To learn more about how to use EOL's One Species at a Time podcasts in the classroom and in broadcast media, please see our Podcast Guide for Educators or contact the EOL Learning & Education group.

February 07, 2013 16:42

EOL Webinar for Digital Learning Day (Feburary 6th)

Feburary 6th is Digital Learning Day! EOL is participating! Join our webinar from 6:00-6:30 EST. 

February 06, 2013 16:41