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Everything Is Connected

In this hour, TED speakers explain how everything in nature is connected, and how we can restore its delicate balance.

"In habitats that are pretty much untouched, the sound is organized and structured in such a way so that each critter establishes its own bandwidth" — Bernie Kraus James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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How Does Listening To Nature Teach Us About Changing Habitats?
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"Bees are vital to the pollination and production of our fruits and vegetables ... unfortunately, they're all in trouble" — Marla Spivak James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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Why Are Bees Disappearing?
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