Biology News
Organic farming 'benefits biodiversity' - BBC News


BBC News
Organic farms act as a refuge for wild plants, offsetting the loss of biodiversity on conventional farms, a study suggests. Fields around organic farms have more types of wild plants, providing benefits for wildlife, say scientists. The research is ...
Blue & Green Tomorrow

Flora and fauna walk set May 16 at Prime Hook - Cape Gazette


Cape Gazette
The group will examine vegetation along the trail and also check natural signs left by plants and animals that suggest a high diversity of the environment. The group will be exploring open hiking trails that wander through the refuge for 1½ to 2 miles.

Gorman Nature Center Holds Botany Demonstration - WMFD.com


WMFD.com
As part of a series of summer activities, Gorman Nature Center held a botany class this past weekend. Director Jason Larson showed the class a variety of interesting plants. "Basically, it's a way to get younger kids interested in the outdoors and ...

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.

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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
Germany

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

Carnivorous Plants and Their Habitats
Germany

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
Germany

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.

Australia

Detail on the Australian plant physiology textbook.

Plants-In-Motion
United States

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