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 leadRead more →
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
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 jurorRead more →
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
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 canRead more →
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,
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
Patterned by Nature from Sosolimited on Vimeo
Patterned by Nature was commissioned by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (naturalsciences.org) for the newly built Nature Research Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. The exhibit celebrates our abstraction of nature’s infinite complexity into patterns through the scientific process, and