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[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3XZBYVSnJ0[/embed] 37th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Humanity has always adapted to changing weather and moved to regions that best support cultural lifestyles and livelihoods. However, the rise in extreme weather is endangering coastal communities, and even for those with the resources to take action, the pace and...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jpy8UZUEOw&t=3s[/embed] 36th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: In 2009, a satellite circled Earth, scanning and sorting the wavelengths reflecting off the planet’s surface. Researchers noticed something baffling: an unexpected wavelength of unknown origin. They tried looking at Earth with only this wavelength and saw the planet covered...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOBshvAknpQ[/embed] 35th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Prevailing for around 270 million years and encompassing more than 20,000 distinct species, trilobites are some of the most successful lifeforms in Earth’s history. When they sprung into existence, they were among the most diverse and sophisticated organisms on the...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZV7RzS8QRXE[/embed] 34th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Afflicting nearly 1 in 10 Americans, syphilis was ravaging the U.S. in the 1930s. Many doctors believed syphilis affected Black and white patients differently, and the Public Health Service launched an experiment to investigate, recruiting 600 Black men to take...

[embed]https://youtu.be/3_fjEc4aQVk[/embed] 33rd TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: You’ve filled up your cart and made it to the front of the grocery line when you’re confronted with yet another choice: what kind of bag should you use? It might seem obvious that plastic is bad for the environment, and...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTeOhj6dxsU[/embed] 32nd TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: In the past 3,000 years, many populations have evolved genetic adaptations to their local environments. People in Siberia and the high arctic are uniquely adapted to survive extreme cold. The Bajau people can dive 70 meters and stay underwater for almost...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovl_XbgmCbw[/embed] 31st TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: For most of the year, the Gulf of Mexico is teeming with marine life, from tiny crustaceans to massive whales. But every summer, disaster strikes. Around May, animals begin to flee the area. And soon, creatures that can’t swim or can’t...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNNqht30TDo[/embed] 30th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: In the savannahs of Kenya, two female northern white rhinos, Nájin and Fatu, munch contentedly on grass. They are the last two known northern white rhinos left on Earth. Their species is functionally extinct— without a male, they can’t reproduce. And...