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Dr. Meg Lowman interview on Episode 6 of QBIC Program’s Confluence Interview Series


This episode of the Confluence Interview series features Dr. Meg Lowman being interviewed by Dr. Marcy Lowenstein.
The QBIC Program launches Episode 6 of the Confluence Interview series. Confluence: Where life and science meet, is an interview series where scientists from around the country discuss the intersection of

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How I Climb Trees to Save Forests: Meg Lowman at TEDxNCSSM

The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics hosted “TEDxNCSSM” on April 13, 2013 as a celebration of human achievement and experience in a wide variety of fields. The Dean of Science, Dr. Amy Sheck, was the recipient of this TEDx license and served as the lead

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Church Forest documentary film to be released 2014

Church Forest Preview from Greg Vander Veer on Vimeo.
Church Forest reveals a mystical world where priests and scientists struggle to come together, despite vastly different beliefs,  to save the last forests of Northern Ethiopia. Through stunning religious ceremonies, humorous moments with eccentric scientists, revealing macro-photography, and traditional

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TREES in Barcelona, Spain – home to Gaudi, the architect inspired by trees

Last year, CanopyMeg lectured to the architecture school in Barcelona. They all study trees as part of their architectural training, since Gaudi was inspired by trees for his famous architectural structures. Here is a video where the students have followed up by planting trees! Rolex fellow juror

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Meg Lowman on NC Now [VIDEO]

Dr. Meg Lowman appeared on UNCTV’s NC Now program to talk about her work in treetop exploration.

Duration: 07:28
Date: 01/11/2013

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Science Cafe – The Year in Science – December 27, 2012

Science Cafe panel discussion on the top science stories of 2012 at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
On the panel: NASA/JPL ambassador Tony Rice (@rtphokie), WRAL-TV meterologist Nate Johnson (@nsj), Nature Research Center Director Meg Lowman (@canopymeg), NC State biology prof, author, writer Rob Dunn (@RobRDunn), and Curator of the

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E.O. Wilson’s Global Town Hall [VIDEO and PHOTOS]

E.O. Wilson’s Global Town Hall, moderated by Dr. Meg Lowman at The Nature Research Center is available for viewing below:

Watch live streaming video from naturalsciences at

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Untamed Science – Why Leaves Change Color

CanopyMeg helps explain why leaves change color in this Untamed Science video:

Every fall in the deciduous forests of the world, there is a miraculous change in the color of the leaves. The turn from green into brilliant shades of yellow, orange, red, and purple. Sometimes you can

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Presentation by Dr. Lowman at Teen Science Cafe [VIDEO]

From the NRC:
The inaugural Teen Science Café starts off with a presentation from Nature Research Center director “Canopy” Meg Lowman, a pioneer of tree-top exploration and conservation. In “Going, Going, Gone?” Lowman will discuss the state of Earth’s rainforests, what teens can do to help conserve them,

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Talk by Meg Lowman at Marine Lab Seminar Series [VIDEO]


On July 30, Dr. Meg Lowman was the distinguished speaker at the Marine Conservation Seminar Series 2012.
The full video of the talk is available here.
The Duke Marine Lab integrated marine conservation program teaches the principles of conservation and preservation of the coastal and oceanic environment. The

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