Charles Anderson:
Charles Anderson descobre libélulas que atravessam oceanos

TEDIndia 2009 · 16:38 · Filmed Nov 2009
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Enquanto trabalhava como biólogo marinho nas Maldivas, Charles Anderson notou explosões repentinas na população de libélulas em certas épocas do ano. Ele explica como cuidadosamente rastreou o caminho de uma pequena libélula comum chamada "globe skimmer", eventualmente descobrindo que ela tinha a rota migratória mais longa de qualquer inseto no mundo.

Marine biologist
Charles Anderson studies marine life in the Maldives, a nation of coral atolls in the Indian ocean. Full bio
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