Biology News
Biosmuggling targets rich flora and fauna - Daily Sabah

Daily Sabah
The smuggling of endemic plants and animals has increased in recent years, or rather, has become more known thanks to an awareness campaign by authorities to prevent smuggling with the aid of citizens. Authorities admit the fines issued under a law to ...

'Poison Garden' showcases the darker side of botany - Mother Nature Network (blog)

Mother Nature Network (blog)
Looking for a window into the strange world of poisonous and psychoactive plants? Search no further than the Poison Garden in Alnwick, Northumberland, England. The deadly attraction, situated within the 42-acre Alnwick Gardens, features over 100 plant ...

B is for biodiversity - World Development Movement (press release)

World Development Movement (press release)
Biodiversity matters because lesser known plants can hold the key to future food production. Plants that are resistant to heat, drought, salt, pests, and low soil fertility can help farmers to grow food in spite of difficult conditions. Growing a wide ...

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.