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Climate Change to Become 'Greatest Pressure on Biodiversity' by 2070 - EcoWatch


EcoWatch
Climate change is expected to become the largest driver of biodiversity loss by the second half of the century, the research finds, surpassing the effects of deforestation and agriculture. The local loss of species could greatly impair the ability of ...
Science Daily
Earth.com
ZME Science

Ghost Dolls and Swimming Pigs: The Strangest Islands in the World - Sputnik International


Sputnik International
Some remote islands are almost a world unto themselves, thus it is not surprising that they are home to such unusual forms of life, with flora and fauna that could not exist anywhere else on Earth. Take a look at the world's most mysterious islands in ...

Saving Biodiversity in Protected Areas - New York Times


New York Times
Noting that some “protected areas” — like parks and wildlife refuges — inadequately safeguard biodiversity, he discourages setting acreage goals for conserving the world's diminishing biodiversity. While some such areas need better protections, that ...

Biodiversity, Journal of Life on Earth

Sunnyvale - United States

Advocates knowledge building, conservation, and wise use of biodiversity resources, the driving force in sustaining the Earth's life-supporting systems.

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Life Through Geologic Time: A Pictorial History of Life on Earth
United States

Provides a pictorial look at the geologic time scale, beginning with the Precambrian through the Holocene.

Earth Life Web
United States

Facts and explanations about insects and birds categorized by groups.

PBS: Life Beyond Earth
United States

Companion site to the Timothy Ferris film includes resources for the questions, are we alone and is anybody listening.

Evolution of Life on the Earth, The
United States

Scientific American article by Stephen Jay Gould.

Palaeos: The Trace of Life on Earth
United States

Dedicated to providing detailed information on the history of life on Earth. Addresses palaeontology, evolution, geochronology, systematics, and ecology.

Division on Earth & Life Studies
United States

The National Academy of Sciences is a non-governmental, non-profit organization chartered by the US Congress in 1863 at the request of President Lincoln. The Academy has two missions: to honor the nations top scientists, engineers, and health professionals with membership, and to serve the nation with independent, expert advice. The Division on Earth & Life Studies is one of six subject area divisions that enlist the nation's top experts to resp

Tiny Fossils may be Earth's Oldest Life
United Kingdom

Article from the New Scientist on studies by William Schopf of UCLA of certain ancient Australian rocks using a technique called laser Raman analysis.

Intimate Strangers: Unseen Life on Earth
United States

PBS site offering an introduction to microbes, an integral ingredient in our planet's ecosystem.

United States

The Field Museum presents a detailed look into the lives of their researchers around the globe working to document and preserve biodiversity.

Journal of Insect Biodiversity (JIB)
Turkey

Journal of Insect Biodiversity (JIB) is an international, peer reviewed, open access scientific journal. The Journal of Insect Biodiversity is dedicated to publishing high quality novel scientific data on insect biodiversity. It electronically publishes research articles, scientific notes and review articles. It is managed by the Insect Biodiversity Research Group through the e-journal system. Aims of this journal are to share and disseminate