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Three budding ecologists discuss new research across the ecological sciences, from genetic underpinnings to broad patterns. Topics include: behavioural ecology, population ecology, community ecology, evolution, and more!

Three budding ecologists discuss new research across the ecological sciences, from genetic underpinnings to broad patterns. Topics include: behavioural ecology, population ecology, community ecology, evolution, and more!
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Canada

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Three budding ecologists discuss new research across the ecological sciences, from genetic underpinnings to broad patterns. Topics include: behavioural ecology, population ecology, community ecology, evolution, and more!

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 12: Genetic Variation and Mendel’s Laws

4/17/2019
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This week we’re talking about Mendel’s Laws and killer genes.

Duration:00:58:13

Episode 11: Life History Strategies

4/11/2019
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This week we’re talking about life history strategies, domestication of dogs, and animal development.

Duration:01:07:48

Episode 10: Where Do New Species Come From?

4/6/2019
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This week we’re talking about adaptive radiation and humans as a driver of speciation.

Duration:01:06:31

Episode 9: What is a Species?

3/20/2019
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This week we’re talking about how we define a species and how it impacts conservation.

Duration:01:19:17

Episode 8: Origin of Life

3/13/2019
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This week we’re talking about how life originated, artificial life forms, what’s worth conserving, and the possibility of life on other planets.

Duration:01:05:52

Episode 7: History of Evolution and Natural Selection

3/6/2019
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This week we’re talking about the history of evolutionary theory and the debate between natural selection and group selection.

Duration:01:24:52

Episode 6: Natural Selection

2/27/2019
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This week we’re talking about natural selection, managing forest fires, and selection on humans.

Duration:01:25:03

Episode 5: Decomposition and Nutrient Cycling

2/20/2019
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This week we’re talking about decomposition and nutrient cycling, how we define “natural,” and impacts on biodiversity.

Duration:01:11:04

Episode 4: Energetics and Ecological Productivity

2/13/2019
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This week we’re talking about biological productivity, plagiarism in science, and the target audience of research.

Duration:01:09:15

Episode 3: Organisms and their Environment

2/6/2019
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This week we’re talking about organism adaptations to the environment, statistical significance, and making decisions in research.

Duration:01:01:46

Episode 2: What is Ecology?

1/30/2019
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This week we’re talking about what ecology is, the debate between pure and applied research in ecology, and the biases which exist in funding science.

Duration:01:01:04

Episode 1: The Who/What/Where/Why?

1/28/2019
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Episode 1 of The Ecology Podcast, hosted by Arun Dayanandan, Charles Plaisir, and Kyle Grant. In this episode we talk about who we are, what got us interested in ecology, and where we hope to take the show.

Duration:01:01:09