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Green Lake

This is my annual movie about the Grüner See, the Green Lake in Austria. A small valley filled with freshwater during the snow melt from May to July. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=12692803&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=0&show_portrait=1&color=00ADEF&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&loop=0

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Bee Facts

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Getting Around Human Din

It’s loud out there. All that banging and driving and dumping and flying and building we do is making the world noisier and noisier. While humans don’t seem to mind the sounds, and when we do we just put in … Continue reading

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Life’s Family Tree

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Ant Death Spiral

http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docid=-6261146720078236349&hl=en&fs=true This is one of my favorite things about ants — the ant death spiral. Actually, it’s a circular mill, first described in army ants by Schneirla (1944). A circle of army ants, each one following the ant in front, … Continue reading

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White Wilderness

Claim: During the filming of the 1958 Disney nature documentary White Wilderness, the film crew induced lemmings into jumping off a cliff and into the sea in order to document their supposedly suicidal behavior. Status: True. Origins: Lemming suicide is … Continue reading

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Beaver Lodge Construction Squad

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