Biology News
Funding applicants sought to protect Taranaki's biodiversity - New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald
The funding can go towards a range of activities that protect and enhance Taranaki's indigenous biodiversity: control of predators and/or pest plants, restoration planting, fencing, environmental education, or surveying and monitoring native plants or ...

Warm weather awakens flora, fauna early - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune
Warm temperatures are causing plants like these daffodils to sprout from the ground a bit earlier than usual. Worried homeowners are calling the University of Illinois Extension offices that serve DuPage, Kane and Kendall counties with concerns about ...

5 threats to flora and fauna from warm winter -
There is a downside to having mild weather greet us in the middle of winter. For some plants and animals, being fooled into thinking it's spring can be deadly. Gary Miller/ Mother Nature can be tricked into thinking spring is here early ...

Carnivorous Plants/Insectivorous Plants

Santa Barbara - United States

Features colorful fact sheets from the Botanical Society of America. Learn about carnivorous plant species bizarre adaptations to low-nutrient environments and thier various stratiges for capturing thier incet prey.

United States

Rainbow Plant, Australian Pitcher Plant, Cobra Lilly, Venus Flytrap, Sundews, Tropical Pitcher Plants, Butterworts, Trumpet Pitcher Plants species descriptions and cultivation guide.

Carnivorous Plants and their Habitats

List of the 86 species of Nepenthes, with photos of many wild plants.

Carnivorous Plants and Their Habitats

Find photographs of carnivorous plant species in their natural habitats.

United States

Contains information about growing carnivorous plants, as well as scientific names, guides to propagation, artificial bogs, and terrariums.

Waltraud's Carnivorous Plants Homepage

Nutrient acquisition by different species of carnivorous plants.

United States

Information on the Sundews and Pitcher Plants that grow in the wet tropics of Australia.

United States

Find online news, articles, and plant information, along with interactive discussion forums dedicated to the carnivorous plants of Western Australia.

Medicinal plants
United States

Provides photographs and descriptions of a range of plants believed to have medicinal properties. Almost all our present medicines are derived from research on medicinal plants.


Detail on the Australian plant physiology textbook.

United States

Well-executed, time-lapse, QuickTime movies of plant growth and development - from Indiana Univ.