Rise and Science

Episode 56 : Science Communication, Conserving Biodiversity using Big Data, and Wildebeest Migration

In this episode, Rashida, Kat and Lisa interview Brit Garner, PhD student in Fish and Wildlife Biology at the University of Montana. Brit shares her work on predicting, monitoring and conserving biodiversity using big data. She also shares her passion for science communication and her work as a host for SciShow Psych. In science news, Rashida discusses some groundbreaking research on efforts to help preserve the migratory routes of wildebeest across the Serengeti.

Further reading:

 https://phys.org/news/2017-05-threatened-long-distance-wildebeest-migration-route.html#jCp

Bond ML, Bradley CM, Kiffner C, Morrison TA, & Lee DE. (2017) A multi-method approach to delineate and validate migratory corridors. Landscape EcologyDOI: 10.1007/s10980-017-0537-4