Video Library for Conservation Paleobiology
Susan Kidwell discusses the challenge in conservation biology of discovering ‘what was natural’ before human impacts. Here she talks about the transformation of seafloor communities in response to shifting land-use in the Los Angeles watershed. This is a UCLA La Kretz Center’s 9th Annual Lecture.
Historical collections of plants. Natural History Museum plant expert Neil Brummitt explains how the research relied on the extensive historical plant collections at the Museum and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Paleoceanographer Nathalie Goodkin, at the American Museum of Natural History, explains how she uses corals to look back in time at marine conditions and why this research is critically important for protecting our oceans in the future.
“Cambio a Flor de Piel” is an artistic educational explanation of Earth’s processes and environmental threats in Spanish using painted hands.