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Precision Tinkering of Cells, Genes & Microbes: The Big Idea Finalists - Xconomy


Xconomy
Xconomy Boston —. Biology research has gotten so precise these days that scientists barely bat an eye when they talk about their ability to study the genome of individual cells or swap out single “letters” in DNA. So it's probably no surprise that ...

Duterte to agencies: Preserve biodiversity - Business Mirror


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“I exhort all concerned agencies and local government units to uphold the concept of inter-generational responsibility in [the exploration] and utilization of our mineral wealth, the protection and preservation of our biodiversity, anchored on the ...
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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.

Bat Research and Protection Group

Japan

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.

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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
Poland

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
Australia

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.