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E.O. Wilson’s Global Town Hall [VIDEO and PHOTOS]

E.O. Wilson’s Global Town Hall, moderated by Dr. Meg Lowman at The Nature Research Center is available for viewing below:

Watch live streaming video from naturalsciences at livestream.com
PHOTO GALLERY:

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Alternative Practicum Canopy Climb

Draft Porposal for Alternative Practicum Canopy Climb

Click on the image below to access a Prezi presentation tour by Ian Lawford of his draft proposal for alternative practicum canopy climb:
 

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Dr. Lowman lecture at Jimma University in Jimma, Ethiopia

Meg Lowman lecture in Ethiopia

“CanopyMeg” Lowman lectured at Jimma University in Jimma, Ethiopia during early October, and is pictured here in dialogue with the science faculty discussing possible collaborative efforts between USA and Ethiopia. Issues of overlap include ecotourism, forest conservation, women in science, student exchanges, and use of virtual technologies

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Guide Trainings in the Peruvian Amazon Hosted by TREE Foundation

DC Randle and naturalist guide Basilio Sahuarico

TREE Foundation teacher intern DC Randle offered Wildlife Conservation and Management trainings to the naturalists guides of Explorama Tours July 1 – 3, 2012 at Ceiba Tops Resort near Iquitos, Peru. The trainings were sponsored by the TREE Foundation and scheduled prior to the NC Museum

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Talk by Meg Lowman at Marine Lab Seminar Series [VIDEO]

On July 30, Dr. Meg Lowman was the distinguished speaker at the Marine Conservation Seminar Series 2012.
The full video of the talk is available here.
From www.nicholas.duke.edu/marinelab:
The Duke Marine Lab integrated marine conservation program teaches the principles of conservation and preservation of the coastal and oceanic environment. The

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Saving Ethiopian Church Forests [VIDEO]

Here is a wonderful video with Amharic translation, explaining our TREE conservation project in Ethiopia. Enjoy!

Created by Feven Legesse Mulat from Texas.
For more info about Dr. Lowman and TREE Foundation’s mission to help save the Church Forests of Ethiopia:
http://treefoundation.org/projects/church-forests-of-ethiopia/

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Ethiopian Priests putting on their new “I Love Bugs” T-shirt field guides

Video taken in January 2012 of Ethiopian priests putting on “I Love Bugs” t-shirts at a workshop of the Coptic (Christian Orthodox) priest leadership in Debra Tabor, Ethiopia.

Video by Phil K. Wittman

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Students Experience Elephant Workshop at Conservation Program in India

The NATURE RESEARCH CENTER in Raleigh, North Carolina, has the capability to connect to all 1.5 million K-12 students in the state, as well as to students around the world. For its Opening, the NRC conducted 2 global town halls, courtesy of Time Warner Cable. During these

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Video links from NRC Opening

Collection of videos about the opening of the Nature Research Center:

High-tech tables bring museum exhibits to life (WRAL.com)
Two tables with responsive surfaces display deeper detail about specimens in the Museum of Natural Sciences new Nature Research Center.
Nature Research Center is dream come true for museum director (WRAL.com)
Betsy

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Gary Braasch’s Photo Gallery of the NRC Opening

Below is a message from Gary Braasch and photo gallery from the grand opening of the Nature Research Center and The Daily Planet at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, April 20-21, 2012, Raleigh NC:

I want to bring in this great example of informal science and

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