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Exercise regimens can and should be quantified - Arkansas Online


Arkansas Online
While you won't find this equation in many exercise physiology textbooks, it does provide a good sense of the total amount of work performed in a given strength-training session. Measuring cardiovascular exercise is easy enough, as one can choose to ...

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Invests in System to Recycle a Precious Resource, Helium - University of Arkansas Newswire


University of Arkansas Newswire
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences recently installed a liquid helium recovery system. Wesley Stites, the department's chair, said the investment for the system cost about $250,000, but ...

Hidden gem: Exploring an unspoiled natural retreat - The Daily Progress


The Daily Progress
Fortune's Cove lies along the Piedmont and Blue Ridge regions of Virginia and hosts “a unique collection of fauna from both areas,” according to the Nature Conservancy website. The combination of plant species within the preserve is “extremely rare ...

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission

Little Rock, Arkansas - United States

Advancing Science-Based Conservation in Arkansas. The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission focuses on science-based conservation to protect our state's biological diversity. As the central repository for data on rare plants and animals and natural communities in Arkansas, we work to provide up-to-date information for sound and timely conservation decisions. Our System of Natural Areas provides long-term protection to some of the state's most ecologically significant lands. Through outreach and education programs we strive to deepen the ecological literacy of Arkansans. These efforts, combined with an array of conservation partnerships, are all aimed at ensuring that Arkansas's biological diversity and natural heritage are not lost.

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Independent ecological consultancy based in Scotland. Services offered include ecological impact assessments, surveys, habitat creation, legislative guidance and expert witness.

Heritage Park Zoo
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Prescott near Phoenix. Includes a zoo map with animal descriptions, conservation information, the zoo newsletter and an online gift shop.

Lamarck: Works and Heritage
France

A repository of Lamarck's texts completed by a biography, a bibliography and secondary literature.

Biodiversity Heritage Library
United States

Ongoing project sponsored by ten natural history museum libraries, botanical libraries, and research institutions. Digitized biology texts, journals, and guides.

Wildlife and Heritage Service
United States

Cicadas of Arkansas
United States

Personal site with information and images of the annual and periodical cicadas of the state. Includes accounts of Broods XXIII and XIX.

Herps of Arkansas
United States

Information and photos of snakes, other reptiles and amphibians found in the state. Includes forum, lists, classification, trip reports, venomous snake information, and laws.

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Photographs of live moths and descriptions, subdivided by Family.

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Biological Stain Commission
United States

Quality control organization for biological dyes and stains. Publications, services, histology links, and protocols are provided.