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| Issue 36

Microbes as a medicine

The diverse bacteria in and around us can influence our health in a multitude of ways

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Biology, Health

| Issue 16

Cold seeps: marine ecosystems based on hydrocarbons

David Fischer takes us on a trip to the bottom of the sea to learn about cold seeps – their ecosystems, potential fuels, and possible involvement in global warming.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science

| Issue 16

Jean-Luc Solandt: diving into marine conservation

Marine biologist Jean-Luc Solandt tells Karin Ranero Celius about his commitment to study and preserve one of the world’s biggest treasures: the ocean.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Profiles

| Issue 15

Homo sapiens – an endangered species?

This year has been proclaimed the International Year of Biodiversity. During 2010, governments will seek to reach agreement on a new biodiversity target, to be decided at the Nagoya summit in October. Will this enable us to save not only whales and tigers, but also our own species? Marlene Rau…

Ages: 14-16;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science

| Issue 14

Biodiversity: a look back at 2009

In celebration of the International Year of Biodiversity 2010, Matt Kaplan takes us on a whirlwind tour through the previous year’s most inspiring discoveries of biodiversity.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, General science

| Issue 10

Ecology: media presentation CD-ROM, By Biozone

Next year, I hope to take a small group of students, aged 15-18, to Iquitos in Peru, where we will board a boat to take us up the Amazon to study the rainforest. So I was particularly interested to see that Iquitos is featured in the Introduction to Ecosystems series of slides on Ecology, a media…

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Resources

| Issue 7

Classroom@Sea: bringing real marine science into the classroom

Bringing marine science into the classroom can be challenging work for teachers. So why not take the classroom – and the teachers – to sea? Vikki Gunn’s Classroom@Sea project does just that.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Earth science