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Sasquatch Tracks takes a scientific look at whether there are large animal species that remain undiscovered. With special emphasis on the Sasquatch in North America, the show looks at claims of apelike “relict hominoids” and other animals purported to exist in various parts of the world.
 
Join co-hosts Chris and Ari for a discussion of animal training, behavior, human-animal relationships, and all things NEI-TEC (the Natural Encounters Inc Training and Education Center), and featuring guests from the NEI team and around the professional animal care world! Email us at podcast@naturalencounters.com if you have a question or something you'd like us to discuss on the show!
 
Welcome to the world's premier, high class animal facts podcast full of information that's like, probably true? Each week Maggie hosts a special guest and we learn everything you could possibly need to know about two animals. Everything. You. Ever. Need. To. Know.
 
This is an RSS 2.0 formatted XML feed produced by the San José State University School of Information iSchool. The purpose of this podcast is to provide a forum for faculty, alumni, and students to present their works/projects and to exchange research ideas. The media of this podcast is available as both video and audio. Captioned versions of this media are available on the SLIS Website.
 
Delve into topical issues in zoology, conservation and the environment, from saving species and protecting the planet, to finding out about the animals living across the globe, including in London’s own river Thames. Learn more about the science behind the conservation work being done by ZSL and others, in this podcast from ZSL’s Institute of Zoology. Hosted by Dr Monni Böhm.
 
Children are full of curiosity and questions about the world. Each Friday, join Molly Oldfield, the very first question writer (or QI Elf) on the BBC TV show QI and author of three books as she answers questions - with the help of experts from Neil Gaiman to the fish curators at the Natural History Museum - sent into the show by children around the world. If you're a kid with questions you want answered or if you want to learn interesting facts about life on earth, this is the award winning ...
 
Join host Carolyn Hennesy and her wide variety of co-hosts and guests as they explore the state, positive and negative, of animal care, conservation and preservation in today’s world. This show will be a realistic look at the benefits of zoos and sanctuaries, the need for species-wide positive reinforcement training, alternatives to poaching for taboo treasures, heroes of the conservation community, and myths of animal care. The show will also cover tangential topics such as veganism, pherom ...
 
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In the eight-oh, FU on Romancing the Stone and Carnotaurus, John's art, Greg Paul again, and Alien Worlds. And for the main event: the Scansoriopterygidae - dead ends that sucked at the evolutionary goal of flying, or, you know, animals adapted to their environment? You decide! TetZoo(m)Con is at on the 12th of December, save the date.…
 
Welcome to HMSC Connects! where Jennifer Berglund goes behind the scenes of four Harvard museums to explore the connections between us, our big, beautiful world, and even what lies beyond. Today, Jennifer is speaking with Mansi Srivastava, an Associate Professor in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard. She studies marine…
 
As this weird, wild year starts to come to a close, we wanted to take a moment to share some of the things that the NEI team are thankful for in 2020. Whether at work with your animals or at home with your family, we hope you're having a wonderful week! Special shout-out to Ketsa for the track "Funky Garden" from the album "Ascendance" that plays t…
 
Nov 25, 4:26 PM What are the foundational assumptions of neoclassical economics? The Wrong Boys team up with Ryan from Neighbor Science to investigate, and what they find is so ridiculous it’s almost unbelievable. Theme song by The Window Smashing Job Creators Support us on Patreon! Show Notes (contains a lot of information we didn’t cover in the e…
 
Labord's Chameleon (Furcifer labordi) may look like just another chameleon, albeit a small one. But it isn't. In one crucial respect, it is one of the most unusual animals on Earth. Virtually unique among tetrapods, in fact ... Subscribe to the show to make sure you don't miss any future Wild Episodes, and e-mail your comments, corrections, suggest…
 
On this edition of Sasquatch Tracks, the gents lead off with a discussion about the influence of classic late-night radio on modern Sasquatch podcasts, and why finding a balance between entertainment and the presentation of scientifically literate perspectives on the issue of relict hominoids is important to the citizen science effort. Then we are …
 
Chris and Ari (aka "Bill") sit down between shows for a "Tales from the Trailer" episode where we discuss working with Len Austrevich, a writer and comedian from Chicago who came out to watch our shows at "that park" and to facilitate a workshop about using the skills at the basis of comedy and improv to create engaging shows and presentations. Sti…
 
Does a job search feel a mystery? Do you ever wonder why job postings are written the way they are, what the qualities of an effective interview may be, and why searches seem to take so long? Join Craig Simpson, director of special collections and archives, and Carli Lowe, university archivist, both from San José State University, as they describe …
 
The changing of the seasons is pretty reliable … or it used to be. Arctic ice loss has been in the news constantly for at least a decade, but just last month it was confirmed that 2020 is the second-worst year on record for it. If you thought it was problem that didn’t affect you, well, you’d be wrong about that. So, why is this happening? Why this…
 
WARNING: This edition of the podcast contains much bad language. In 1959, J.P Donleavy brought his masterpiece The Ginger Man to the stage. Richard Harris stepped into the very big boots of Sebastian Dangerfield. In England, the censor was horrified and the public complained, but in Ireland things played out differently. This is the story of one of…
 
Chris is on vacation so Ari is joined by Erin Katzner, Director of Global Engagement at The Peregrine Fund and Past-President of IAATE! Get to know more about an amazing woman in our field, her thoughts on why women need to be in the room whenever decisions are being made, and her feedback on an email about the use of "sob stories" about animals du…
 
The Lowland Streaked Tenrec (Hemicentetes semispinosus) is a small, worm-eating mammal from Madagascar. It has yellow stripes, a shared evolutionary history with elephants and sociable inclinations. It also has spines, and it does something with them that no other mammal can do ... Subscribe to the show to make sure you don't miss any future Wild E…
 
The memory of the First World War would come to shape life in post-independence Dublin in sometimes surprising ways. Each November, there would be violent confrontations on the streets. In time, this situation evolved, as some who had once attacked Armistice Day came to partake in it. This edition of the podcast is dedicated to the memory of Thomas…
 
Ari and Chris sit down for our 30th episode to discuss a very special time at NEI - Growvember! We give some backstory on this month-long commitment to staff growth and development, share some examples of little things that our team does to help keep each other engaged and learning, and introduce everyone to the greatest game ever: Dragon's Talon! …
 
Welcome to HMSC Connects! where Jennifer Berglund goes behind the scenes of four Harvard museums to explore the connections between us, our big, beautiful world, and even what lies beyond. Today, Jennifer is speaking with Joe Greene, the Deputy Director and Curator of the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East.…
 
It’s fair to say that, since its announcement nearly a decade ago, the ‘High Speed Rail 2’ project has been in the UK news A LOT. With construction starting on the massive infrastructure project recently, we took a look at the likely environmental impact of this highly-contentious undertaking. Could projects like this ever have a positive environme…
 
A special edition of the podcast, as part of this years digital Bram Stoker Festival, exploring the impact of Dublin city on Dracula's author. The links are sometimes surprising - from the parents of another Irish writer entirely, to the collections of the oldest library in the city. Guest is Frankie Gaffney (Trinity College Dublin) who sets the bo…
 
On May 29, 2019, Arnav Gupta burned himself alive on the White House lawn, wearing a USA t-shirt. Very few people noticed, and even fewer tried to listen to what Arnav might have been telling us. Activist and writer Brent Cooper joins the Wrong Boys for a wide-ranging discussion on this event, self-immolation broadly, and a metamodernist approach t…
 
Moths for Halloween! If you can drink nectar, or fruit juice, as many moths do, you can drink other kinds of liquids too. Such as ... the bodily fluids of other animals. Up to and including the one that earns you the name ... vampire. Subscribe to the show to make sure you don't miss any future Wild Episodes, and e-mail your comments, corrections, …
 
The story of Dublin's cemeteries is the story of politics, body snatchers, changing fashions and contested commemoration. What can we learn from walking around Glasnevin Cemetery, and how is it different from Mount Jerome? What Dublin cemetery is deeply connected to the Battle of the Boyne, and which honours a migrant community who fled Tsarist Rus…
 
Happy Spooky Season! Chris and Ari throw caution to the wind and invite the whole world to be guests on the show, and what results is nothing short of amazing! We're joined by Dr. Kat Gregory, Erik Montgomery, Marco Zeno, Kasey Richards, and Scott Trauger as we all discuss some of our favorite traditions and memories of Halloween. There's singing, …
 
Chris returns from the dead to chat with Ari about empathy, a topic which it turns out is a lot more complicated than you might think. It's a fun chat that touches on a lot of TEC Talk staples - communication, assuming good intentions, making connections...so many good things! Special thanks to our good friend and mentor Cassie Malina for the feedb…
 
In this episode, Alan Feduccia’s “Romancing the Birds and Dinosaurs: Forays in Postmodern Paleontology“ (no, we don’t get the title either), painting sauropods, reminiscing on Dinosaurs Past and Present (again). Monsters of the Deep and cryptozoology hoaxes. And finally, what we’ve all been waiting for: naked pterosaurs!…
 
On this edition of Sasquatch Tracks, after a bit of discussion geared around the Halloween season, we are joined for a lengthy discussion with Matt Pruitt, a longtime researcher of the Sasquatch mystery and current member of the North American Wood Ape Conservancy (NAWAC). Matt Pruitt grew up in the mountains of Northeast Georgia, and has been cond…
 
On 21 November 1920, more than 30 people were killed or fatally wounded on the streets of Dublin. That is just about all there is total agreement on, even at the remove of a century. In the morning, more than fifteen men were shot dead or fatally wounded, while 14 civilians would die at Croke Park in later violence, and 3 prisoners in Dublin Castle…
 
Welcome to HMSC Connects! where Jennifer Berglund goes behind the scenes of four Harvard museums to explore the connections between us, our big, beautiful world, and even what lies beyond. Today, Jennifer is speaking with Diana Xochitl Munn, the Director of Public Programs at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture.…
 
What happens when you take a scorpion into a hotel? What’s the best material to make a puffin from? This week we sat down with Wildlife Television presenter and Biologist Lizzie Daly to discuss human-wildlife ‘conflict’ (or more optimistically, coexistence) and her own research with Kenyan elephants, as well as explore her frankly ridiculously cool…
 
In this session, participants will learn the concept of cultural humility, the difference between cultural competency and cultural humility, the rationale for integrating cultural humility into librarianship, and the several recommendations on how to do so. Access the captioned version of this webcast at https://youtu.be/-kHx2GE19tI…
 
Our rapid technological progress comes with many wonderful–and many horrifying–potentials. Politicians and businessmen seem determined to steer our society towards the horrifying. Author and Journalist Cory Doctorow joins the Wrong Boys to help us understand the encroaching tech dystopia, and what we need to focus on to steer back towards the wonde…
 
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