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  • Mapping the Darién Gap

    Mapping the Darién Gap

    Scientists at Work

    (10 min 35 sec) This video describes how indigenous communities from the tropical rainforest of Darién, Panama, use drones to map their lands. The communities use these maps to protect their territories from outside incursions and to design sustainable land-use plans.

  • Tagging Bumble Bees to Study Their Movements

    Tagging Bumble Bees to Study Their Movements

    Scientists at Work

    (6 min 1 sec) This video follows graduate student Jeremy Hemberger as he explains his experimental design for a study on the foraging behavior of bumble bees in different habitats.

  • The Great Elephant Census

    The Great Elephant Census

    Scientists at Work

    (8 min 23 sec) This video follows the work of scientists conducting the first census of African savanna elephants in over 40 years and the methods they are using to obtain accurate, up-to-date numbers across the continent.

  • Anthony Barnosky and Kaitlin Maguire Measure Mammal Extinctions at the John Day Fossil Beds

    Anthony Barnosky and Kaitlin Maguire Measure Mammal Extinctions at the John Day Fossil Beds

    Scientists at Work

    (9 min 15 sec) This video describes how prehistoric extinction rates are calculated from fossil data in a paleodatabase and compared to modern extinction rates.