June 30, 2004

Rainforest Research: Greatest Dangers

What is the most threatening aspect of research in the Amazonian rainforest? Timber……!!!!

June 29, 2004

Deep Ocean: Gorda Escarpment

Marine biologists discover parental care in two deep-sea species.

June 28, 2004

Monkey Research: Wait and Listen

Primate researchers rely on audible clues to locate their subjects in the canopy of the Amazonian rainforest.

June 25, 2004

Deep Ocean: Hot Spots

Hear about three very different kinds of deep-sea communities and what causes them to form.

June 24, 2004

People of the Corn

For the indigenous people of Chiapas, Mexico, the corn crop embodies their hearts and souls.

June 23, 2004

Fire Ants – The Problem With the Solution

In attempting biological controls we may be unknowingly shifting an ecological balance.

June 22, 2004

Deep Ocean: Intro

You don’t need to travel to another planet to explore the unknown- 95% of our oceans remains unexplored. Join us as we learn about the deep sea, an environment of extremes.

June 21, 2004

Wethersfield: Fire/Encampment

Fire making circa 1776 was a “revolutionary” technique.

June 18, 2004

Just What the Ecologist Ordered: The Phorid Fly

Ecologists are looking to a parasitic fly as a natural means of controlling Brazilian fire ants.

June 17, 2004

Ocean Currents: Diatoms

These tiny plants are helping scientists trace the flow of ocean currents worldwide.

June 16, 2004

Fire Ants – A Mound of Trouble

Brazilian fire ants are challenging to control because of their adaptability and their web of chemo-communication.

June 15, 2004

Wethersfield: Rifles

Rifles were the sophisticated weaponry of the Revolutionary War, used by an elite corps on the periphery of battle.

June 14, 2004

Ocean Currents – Southern Ocean

One of the mysteries of science is how do sinking nutrients get back to the surface of the ocean?

June 11, 2004

Bugs in the Water – Living Barometer

Populations shifts of different organisms within the same stream bed can indicate changes in water quality.

June 10, 2004

Ocean Currents – Sinking Nutrient

Scientists are just beginning to understand how the dynamics of the ocean effect the life within it.

June 9, 2004

Wethersfield: Skirmish

Travel back in time 226 years, as the Second Continental Light Dragoons prepare for a British invasion.

June 8, 2004

Wethersfield: General Washington

Wethersfield, Connecticut has a special place in American history, and every June, folks come here to celebrate it.

June 7, 2004

Ocean Currents – Breath of Life

Did you know where half of the photosynthesis on earth takes place?

June 4, 2004

If There Were No Monkeys

How do you regenerate a rainforest? First get some monkeys; nature will take care of the rest.

June 3, 2004

Fire Ants – Ecological Bullies

You could say Brazilian fire ants are at the top of “America’s Most Unwanted” list.

June 2, 2004

Fire Ants – Wreaking Havoc

Infestations of Brazilian fire ants in the southeastern United States are like a scenario from a sci-fi thriller.

June 1, 2004

Storks – Legend

The white stork is a revered creature in Hungary, a central figure in fable and folklore.