Biology News
Consultation launched for biodiversity protection plan - The Orcadian

The Orcadian
The Orkney public are being asked for their views on the latest version of the Orkney Local Biodiversity Action Plan. The plan, which is put together by Orkney's Community Planning Environment Partnership, covers the period 2018 to 2022 and sets out ...

Brown, Portman demand feds release groundwater toxicology study - Dayton Daily News

Dayton Daily News
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, are among a bipartisan group of 10 senators who have demanded the Trump administration ...

Michelson Prize awards $450k to young scientists advancing immunology and vaccine research - EurekAlert (press release)

EurekAlert (press release)
The Michelson Prizes for Human Immunology and Vaccine Research was founded to support these young investigators who are applying innovative research concepts and disruptive technologies to their work to significantly advance the development of ...

Bat Research and Protection Group


Conservation and research group dedicated to protecting bats in Bulgaria. Find out about Bulgarian bat species and nationwide studies of the nocturnal mammals. In English and Hungarian, from the National Museum of Natural History.

Sussex Bat Research Group
United Kingdom

Researching bats and their habitats and behavior in the Sussex region of England. Focuses on developing new techniques for observing bats in the wild, and applying that data to conservation efforts. From the University of Sussex.

Tortoise Group: The Organization for the Protection of Nevada's Resident Tortoises, Inc.
United States

Contributes to efforts to protect the wild desert tortoise and its natural habitat and promotes responsible care of legally acquired pet desert tortoises.

United States

Study group dedicated to the preservation of bats, the sometimes feared flying mammal. Norfolk Bat Group monitors local bats through observation, educates the public about their habits and lifecycle, and works for their conservation.

Warwickshire Bat Group
United Kingdom

Includes photographs and detailed information on all the bats found in the UK.

Kentucky Bat Working Group
United States

Includes photos and biological profiles about the bat species found in Kentucky, instructions for building a rocket-style bat house, and information on bat research.

Journal of Plant Protection Research

Online journal focusing on integrated plant protection methods. Contains full current papers.

Office For Protection From Research Risks
United States

Provides clarification and guidance on ethical issues in biomedical or behavioral research involving human or animal subjects.

Human Research Subject Protection
United States

Informed consent is an explanation of human experimentation risks, and is designed to protect human subjects from experimentation without obtaining the subject's explicit approval.

Australian Cooperative Research Center for Tropical Plant Protection

Develop new pest and disease-control technologies and disease-resistant cultivars for Australia. Includes postgraduate research opportunities, list of participants, and microarray data for Arabidopsis.

North American Symposium on Bat Research
United States

Scientific society which promotes the study of the biology of bats by holding an annual meeting of scientists, students, and the public from around the world.