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Dolphin Podcast from the Encyclopedia of Life

Stenella attenuata and Stenella longirostris You have probably seen cans of tuna in your local supermarket marked “dolphin safe.” That label means the tuna was fished in a way that spares most dolphins from being killed in the tuna fleet’s giant nets. In this podcast, biologist and guest reporter Matt Leslie brings us a story…

(New and Improved) Memory Game from the Encyclopedia of Life!

This is the classic game of Memory – remember where you saw a species and try to find its match! There is also a quiz that challenges you to match species names with the pictures. Try one of our marine focused memory games by visiting http://fieldguides.eol.org/memory/ and look under “Featured Games” You’ll see some changes…

Bat Podcast from the Encyclopedia of Life

The batman of Mexico has his own bat-cave. He just shares it with 4,000 Mexican long-nosed bats. In this podcast, join researcher Rodrigo Medellin as he descends into the Devil’s Cave just north of Mexico City. Listen to the podcast Learn about Bats on EOL Subscribe to all the EOL podcast on iTunes  

M-EOL Mobile App

Introducing M-EOL, a new mobile app and the winner of the EOL Education Innovation Challenge! Created by Natural Solutions and available on iTunes and Google Play. Become an explorer, discovering different plant and animal species by travelling around the world. Improve your knowledge about each species through descriptions, images, distribution information, and conservation status from…

New Species in the Old World Podcast

You don’t always have to venture into the heart of a rain forest to discover a new species. Sometimes all you have to do is look more closely, right where you are. In Europe, experts and enthusiasts alike are looking high and low, from alpine meadows to underground caves, in search of Old World species…

3D-printed adjustable volume straw pipette

Pippettes, a tool for dispersing specific volumes of liquid, are quite possibly the most used tool in any bio lab. Most biologists buy their pipettes from a manufacture and they’ll usually set you back $500-$1000 for a set*. Or you can do what Kwalus did and make your own using a 3D printer, a balloon,…