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NSF awards $6.4 million grant to Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research drylands site - National Science Foundation (press release)


National Science Foundation (press release)
To discover how environmental change is affecting dryland ecosystems, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year, $6.4 million grant in new support of the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site in central New Mexico.

How Laws to Protect Biodiversity Backfired on Scientists Trying to Save It - The Wire


The Wire
The legal fences around biodiversity research are so strong that it even thwarts basic research and international collaborations. The remedy, the signatories have argued, is a separate agreement to ensure fewer restrictions on academic research.

Monkfish Research Awards to Improve Understanding of Monkfish Biology and More - SeafoodNews


SeafoodNews
NOAA Fisheries and the New England and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Councils have announced three new cooperative research projects that will improve the understanding of monkfish biology, as well as how to reduce catch of skates in monkfish ...

Amargosa Desert Research Site

Herndon - United States

Over the years, the Amargosa Desert Research Site has provided long-term benchmark information about the hydraulic characteristics and soil-water movement for both natural conditions and simulated waste-site conditions in an arid environment.

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Desert Research Institute
United States

Profiles the center's climate change and air quality research projects, posts a list of faculty members, and furnishes newsletters.

United States

Is dedicated to creating and furthering awareness and understanding of arid environments and developing the capacity, skills and knowledge to manage arid environments appropriately.

Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute (CDRI).
United States

An independent non-profit scientific and educational organization. Its purpose is to gather information on the Chihuahuan Desert Region and to make that information available to all who would like to know.

Israel

Learn about the desert, arid regions, destification and about sustainable development.

The Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research (BIDR)
Israel

The goal of BIDR is to carry out research on the desert environment, required for promoting sustainable uses of the Negev Desert and other drylands the world over.

United States

At the heart of Deep Canyon, is the Philip L. Boyd Deep Canyon Desert Research Center, reserve that is part of the University of California Natural Reserve System.

Arctic Long Term Ecological Research Site
United States

Field research of the Arctic LTER is based at Toolik Lake, Alaska, in the northern foothills of the Brooks Range. Project is centered at the Ecosystems Center of the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

Red Admiral and Painted Lady Research Site
United States

Coordinates observations of territorial behavior, migration, life history, population studies, and number of broods per year of butterflies in the genus Vanessa.

Red Admiral and Painted Lady Research Site
United States

Detailed information about the biology of butterflies in the genus Vanessa in the United States.

United States

Eastern Colorado site for research in areas including floral and faunal dynamics and land-atmosphere interactions. Includes species list, publications database, project descriptions, current activities, and other information.