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How synthetic biology can help world meet UN sustainable development goals - Genetic Literacy Project


Genetic Literacy Project
The agenda of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) challenges the synthetic biology community—and the life sciences as a whole—to develop transformative technologies that help to protect, even expand our planet's habitability. While modern ...

Scientists warn of dangerous decline in Asia-Pacific's biodiversity - UN Environment (press release)


UN Environment (press release)
For example, 60 per cent of its grasslands are degraded due to overgrazing by livestock, invasion by alien species, or conversion to agriculture, resulting in a rapid decline of native flora and fauna. Eight of the top 10 most plastic-polluted rivers ...

Guidelines for firms operating in key biodiversity areas launched - Business Mirror


Business Mirror
AN organization of international nature conservancy groups recently unveiled a road map for businesses operating in key biodiversity areas (KBAs) which represent some of the most biologically significant places on the planet. The report titled ...

Alien Planet

United States

Discovery Channel program dramatizing what our first contact with alien life will be like and what types of forms this life will take.

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Alien Caribbean Frogs in Hawaii
United States

Looks at the environmental and human community impacts of these small non-natives.

Penguin Planet
United States

The site offers penguin photos by Kevin Schafer, as well as prints for sale and penguin-related links and audio clips. The site is based around a 2000 book of the same name.

Bear Planet
United States

Provides information on bears and fact sheets on a number of species.

Evolving Planet
United States

The Field Museum's exhibit Evolving Planet takes visitors on an awe-inspiring journey through 4 billion years of life on Earth, from single-celled organisms to towering dinosaurs and our extended human family.

Planet Perplex
Netherlands

Categorized collection of optical illusions, ambiguous images, impossible objects, puzzles, and hidden images. Also includes related glossary and links. Site in English and Dutch.

My Bit of the Planet
Germany

Current diaries of the wildlife in David Jones' garden as well as an archive of the progress of a pair of blue tits nesting in the town of Aldershot, Hampshire, U.K.

Planet Meezer
United States

Siamese cat fun, chatter, and forums.

Kids' Planet
United States

Interactive wildlife and conservation site featuring games, quizzes, fact sheets, stories, teacher resources, and other cool stuff.

Planet Catfish
United States

Dedicated to all the beautiful, fascinating, diverse, unusual and intriguing tropical freshwater aquarium creatures.

The Living Planet Aquarium
United States

Salt Lake City. Exhibit information, events, and long-term vision.