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Reinventing Diplomacy through Science, Technology and Innovation

MON, MAY 11, 2015, 12:15 PM EST

Reinventing Diplomacy through Science, Technology and Innovation Watch Video >

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The National Park Service Centenial

MON, APRIL 13, 2015, 12:15 PM EST

The National Park Service Centenial Watch Video >


Changing Ice: Managing the North American Arctic

THU, APRIL 9, 2015, 12:00 PM EST

Learn how the USGS Alaska Climate Science Center (CSC) uses a whole-systems approach linking glacier retreat and permafrost loss to impacts on ecosystems and the goods, services and the amenities they provide. Watch Video >

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The National Wetlands Inventory: Beyond Habitat and Birds

MON, MARCH 9, 2015, 12:15 PM EST

The National Wetlands Inventory: Beyond Habitat and Birds Watch Video >


The Upcoming U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council

MON, FEBRUARY 9, 2015, 12:15 PM EST

A discussion of the upcoming U.S. chairmanship of the arctic council. Watch Video >

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Requiem for the Santa Cruz: An Environmental History of an Arizona River

MON, JANUARY 12, 2015, 12:15 PM EST

The history of the Santa Cruz offers a cautionary tale for other rivers undergoing rapid urbanization and water development in the arid West. Watch Video >


Carbon Sequestration: Another Reason for Good Stewardship

MON, DECEMBER 8, 2014, 12:15 PM EST

Please join Interior’s Office of Policy Analysis on December 8 for their monthly speaker series, which will feature Bradley Reed, USGS Associate Program Coordinator. Dr. Reed will discuss what disturbances mean for future carbon sequestration. Watch Video >

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An End to the Listing Wars?

MON, NOVEMBER 10, 2014, 12:15 PM EST

Join us for panel discussion that will present the views of both insiders and outsiders on the consequences of the settlements, and the future of listing under the ESA. Watch Video >

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Lessons from the Front Lines of the Geospatial Revolution

MON, OCTOBER 6, 2014, 12:04 PM EST

Steve Swazee, Executive Director of SharedGeo, will offer lessons learned from the Katrina crisis response, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, and the largest Geospatially Enabling Community Collaboration (GECCo) event ever conducted in the U.S. Watch Video >


Ecosystem Services Frameworks: Protecting the Chesapeake Bay and Providing Carbon Sequestration

MON, SEPTEMBER 8, 2014, 12:15 PM EST

Dianna Hogan from the USGS Eastern Geographic Science Center discusses the barriers, challenges, and opportunities to using an ecosystem services framework in decision making. Watch Video >

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What's all the Fuss About Scientific Integrity?

MON, AUGUST 11, 2014, 12:15 PM EST

One of the most important values in science is integrity - in fact, integrity could be thought of as the currency of science. Watch Video >


Coastal Resilience: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM's) Role

MON, JULY 14, 2014, 12:15 PM EST

Join us for a discussion on efforts to make the Atlantic coast more resilient. Watch Video >

June 9 Livestream

Wind and Solar Farms – Cultivating Renewable Energy Resources on Public Lands

MON, JUNE 9, 2014, 12:15 PM EST

This lecture will provide an overview of how the BLM has responded to the clean energy and renewable energy goals of Congress and the administration, and the future goals established by the President’s Climate Action Plan. Watch Video >


Sharing Water, Building Relations: Transforming Water Conflict in the U.S. West

MON, MAY 12, 2014, 12:15 PM EST

This presentation will focus on identifying causes of conflict, tipping points towards cooperation, and institutional approaches to conflict resolution and mitigation. Watch Video >

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The National Geospatial Platform

MON, APRIL 14, 2014, 12:15 PM EST

DOI's Geospatial Information Officer, will discuss how the Geospatial Platform can enable more effective landscape-level decision making in support of many different policy and program needs. Watch Video >


EnviroAtlas: Connecting Ecosystems, People, and Well-being

MON, MARCH 10, 2014, 12:15 PM EST

This seminar will feature a discussion on the EnviroAtlas, a web-based application of geospatial data, analytical tools, and interpretive information on ecosystem goods and services. Watch Video >


Climate Change, Evolution and Conservation

MON, FEBRUARY 10, 2014, 12:15 PM EST

This seminar focuses on how species respond to climate change. Each species has a niche, a range of temperature and precipitation conditions within which it operates. Watch Video >


US Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

MON, JANUARY 13, 2014, 12:15 PM EST

A panel discussion on U.S. implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (USEITI). Watch Video >


National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy

MON, DECEMBER 9, 2013, 12:15 PM EST

A discussion on the National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for Fish, Wildlife, and Plants. Watch Video >

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Integrating Ecosystem Services into Public and Private Sector Decision Making

TUE, DECEMBER 3, 2013, 12:15 PM EST

This month’s seminar features a discussion on how ecosystem services can be factored into a variety of public and private sector decisions in ways that support environmental, social and economic goals. Watch Video >

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To Bee or Not to Bee

MON, JUNE 10, 2013, 01:05 PM EST

“Chip” Euliss, a Research Biologist with the USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, discusses the importance of bees and how land management in the Northern Great Plains impacts bees and pollination elsewhere in the United States. Watch Video >

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Family Forests - More than Just Trees

MON, APRIL 8, 2013, 05:12 PM EST

Tom Martin, President and CEO of the American Forest Foundation discusses private forest owners and their role in ensuring healthy ecosystems in the face of climate change, pests, pathogens and development. Watch Video >

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The Science of Good Taste – Geology, Wine, and Food

MON, MARCH 11, 2013, 02:47 PM EST

Larry Meinert discusses how physical factors affect food quality, examining some food and wine producing areas in France, California, and Washington State. Watch Video >

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Conservation and Global Change: The Role of Biology and Resource Management

MON, DECEMBER 10, 2012, 12:15 PM EST

Conservation and Global Change: The Role of Biology and Resource Management Watch Video >

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Forever Ours: The Challenge of Long-Lived Environmental Problems

MON, NOVEMBER 5, 2012, 03:11 PM EST

Focuses on long-lasting environmental problems, including the presence of long-lived residues in air, water and soil; management of nuclear waste and industrial site contamination; sequestration of carbon dioxide; and the accumulation of space debris. Watch Video >