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on this assignment I need you to watch three talks about the dynamic relationships between plants and other species, especially humans, in the biological world.   After watching these videos, write a short critique (3-4 paragraphs) highlighting your thoughts regarding the information presented in these three talks.  The purpose of this portion of the assignment is to reflect on the biodiversity and importance of plants in the biosphere.

Please go to the TED web site (i.e., http://www.ted.com/) and watch each of following three videos given through the internet links provided below.  Each talk is about 20 minutes long, more or less.  After watching these videos, write a short critique( 3-4 paragraphs) highlighting your thoughts regarding the information presented in the following three talks.  

  • •TED Talk Michael Pollan: A plant’s-eye view at http://www.ted.com/talks/michael_pollan_gives_a_plant_s_eye_view?language=en
  • •TED Talk by Richard Preston: The mysterious lives of giant trees at http://www.ted.com/talks/richard_preston_on_the_giant_trees
  • •TED Talk by Jonathan Drori:  Why we’re storing billions of seeds at
  • http://www.ted.com/talks/jonathan_drori_why_we_re_storing_billions_of_seeds

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