1. 2013 Ebbe Nielsen Prize Winner presentation during the GBIF Science Symposium

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    Miguel Bastos Araújo received the €30,000 Ebbe Nielsen Prize, awarded annually by the GBIF Science Committee, at the hosted dinner for the 20th GBIF Governing Board in Berlin, on 8 October 2013. In making the selection, the GBIF Science Committee recognized Araújo’s groundbreaking research in deploying biodiversity informatics to model and forecast environmental phenomena, specifically the effects of different climate change scenarios on regional and global biodiversity patterns. His presentation during the 2013 GBIF Science Symposium "Why do species occur where they do?", summarized current understanding of the determinants of species distributions with particular emphasis on the development of predictive models of biodiversity change, while proposing a research agenda for the forthcoming years that involves greater integration between otherwise disconnected disciplines in life sciences.

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    • Bill Nye "The Science Guy"—The Future of Science, Technology, and Education VOD

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      BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY wows the audience with wit, humor, and inspiration about the future of science, technology, and education, how he got his start as “the science guy” and what we can all do to “change the world” so that everyone can embrace the wonders of science and reason. Also featured was a very special appearance by James “The Amazing” Randi, who regaled the audience with stories from his forthcoming book, A Magician in the Laboratory, and along the way explained how to test paranormal and pseudoscientific claims, his many challengers who have tried to win the million-dollar challenge offered by the James Randi Educational Foundation, and inspired a new generation of young skeptics in the audience to go out and make a difference by thinking skeptically and critically about all claims. Order this lecture on DVD: http://www.skeptic.com/productlink/av235 This lecture is one of five available from our Science Symposium held at Caltech in 2011. Read more about our Science Symposium: http://www.skeptic.com/lectures/conferences/symposium-2011/ You can also order these other Science Symposium lectures on DVD: The Believing Brain, by Michael Shermer http://www.skeptic.com/productlink/av233 On Science Religion & Morality, by Michael Shermer http://www.skeptic.com/productlink/av234 The Belief Changing Kit, a 3-DVD Set with Audience Q&A, with Nye, Randi, Dalton, Prothero http://www.skeptic.com/productlink/av236 includes av233, av234, and av235 Mr. Deity and Friends, with Brian Keith Dalton http://www.skeptic.com/productlink/av237

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      • Hope for Vision 2014 Science Symposium part 1 of 3

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        • Hope for Vision 2014 Science Symposium part 2 of 3

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          • Hope for Vision 2014 Science Symposium part 3 of 3

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            • Palm Beach County Science Symposium with Danny Forster, 2012 (DCI Screenings, Talent)

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              Local FL news clip covering a science symposium for teachers, hosted by "Build It Bigger" host, Danny Forster.

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