Video & Audio

"Can the ocean run out of oxygen? - Kate Slabosky"

"Get to know how a healthy marine ecosystem functions, and what creates the lethal conditions that lead to dead zones. 

For most of the year, the Gulf of Mexico is teeming with marine life, from tiny crustaceans to massive whales. But every summer, disaster strikes. Around May, animals begin to flee the area. And soon, creatures that can’t swim or can’t swim fast enough begin to suffocate and die off in massive numbers. What's going on? Kate Slabosky dives into the lethal conditions that create dead zones. "

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The brilliance of bioluminescence - Leslie Kenna

"Some lucky animals are naturally endowed with bioluminescence, or the ability to create light. The firefly, the anglerfish, and a few more surprising creatures use this ability in many ways, including survival, hunting, and mating. Leslie Kenna investigates this magical glow - and our quest to replicate it. "

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Why the octopus brain is so extraordinary - Cláudio L. Guerra

"Octopuses have the ability to solve puzzles, learn through observation, and even use tools – just like humans. But what makes octopus intelligence so amazing is that it comes from a biological structure completely different from ours. Cláudio L. Guerra takes a look inside the amazing octopus brain."

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How do schools of fish swim in harmony? - Nathan S. Jacobs

How do schools of fish swim in harmony? How do the tiny cells in your brain give rise to the complex thoughts, memories, and consciousness that are you? Oddly enough, those questions have the same general answer. Nathan S. Jacobs explains the concept of emergence, the spontaneous creation of sophisticated behaviors and functions from large groups of simple elements. 

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The Secret Life of Plankton

New videography techniques have opened up the oceans' microscopic ecosystem, revealing it to be both mesmerizingly beautiful and astoundingly complex. Marine biologist Tierney Thys has used footage from a pioneering project to create a film designed to ignite wonder and curiosity about this hidden world that underpins our own food chain. 

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Aquatalks Webinar Videos

AquaTalks is a webinar series organized by Association of Fisheries Graduates (AFG).

AquaTalks 1 conducted on the topic Indigenous freshwater fishes of Kerala by Dr Anvar Ali PH. He’s a well-known Fishery Biologist and Taxonomist. 

Those who missed our live session can watch webinar here......

AquaTalks 3 conducted on the topic Ecosystem Services of Wetlands by Dr Dinesan Cheruvat, Additional Director, Dept. of Fisheries, Govt of Kerala. His research is concerned with the Biodiversity and Ecology of Wetlands

AquaTalks 4 conducted on the topic Conservation of freshwater fishes of Western Ghats: Status, Challenges and Opportunities by Dr. Rajeev Raghavan, Assistant Professor, Department of Fisheries Resource Management, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS), Kochi. His research is mainly concerned with the Diversity, Taxonomy and Conservation of Freshwater fishes.