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A free webseries exploring the fossil record and the evolution of life on Earth.

    South African Sauropodomorphs

    South African Sauropodomorphs

    In this episode, Elsa Panciroli talks to Dr Kimi Chappelle, a postdoctoral fellow at the Evolutionary Studies Institute, part of the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. Chappelle specialises in sauropodomorphs – the precursors of the giant sauropod dinosaurs like Diplodocus. Her recent work is helping build a picture of their growth and development.

    • 36 min
    Decolonising Palaeontology

    Decolonising Palaeontology

    Elsa takes a look at the legacy of racism and colonialism in palaeontology and museum collections, and what efforts are being made to address these issues.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Ice Age Palaeoecology

    Ice Age Palaeoecology

    Dr Jacquelyn Gill talks about how Pleistocene palaeoecology can inform us about future ecological change.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Diatoms of Lake Baikal part 2

    Diatoms of Lake Baikal part 2

    Part two of our interview with Prof. Anson MacKay looking at the diatoms and palaeoproductivity of Lake Baikal

    • 54 min
    Diatoms of Lake Baikal

    Diatoms of Lake Baikal

    We are joined by Prof. Anson Mackay to investigate the history of Lake Baikal as told by its diatoms

    • 42 min
    Horseshoe Crabs

    Horseshoe Crabs

    Part two of our interview with Dr Russell Bicknell on Horseshoe Crabs

    • 1 hr

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