Biology News
Column: Reading up on BC's flora and fauna - Richmond News


Richmond News
Even though I could experience nature just by going a couple of blocks away from the Cambie Branch to the Richmond Nature Park, I take our wild spaces for granted. It takes a book like The Flora and Fauna of Coastal British Columbia and the Pacific ...

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.

Neuroscientist Narayanan Kasthuri Leading Research to Map Billions of Brain Cells - India West


India West
An Indian American assistant professor of neurobiology and researcher at the University of Chicago's Argonne project is leading research into mapping billions of brain cells. Scientists at the university and Argonne National Laboratory, including Prof.

Centre for Biodiversity Research - University of British Columbia

Vancouver - Canada

Explores the fundamental theory underlying biodiversity and ecosystem function, and develops frameworks for decisions in environmental and conservation biology.

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University of British Columbia Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research
Canada

The web site of Canada's oldest university botanical garden. Current research themes include conservation, evolution (including molecular systematics), genomics (including the evolution of plant development) and plant breeding. The garden features a collection of over 7500 different taxa, many of which are of wild documented origin.

University of British Columbia
Canada

Faculty, student, and contact information, with access to a bulletin board of notes, news, and awards announcements.

University of British Columbia: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Canada

Undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in areas such as chromatin structure, signal transduction, and mechanisms of multi-drug resistance.

Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research and Australian National Herbarium
Australia

Information about the Australian National Botanic Gardens, Australian plants, access to databases on living plants, herbarium specimens and photographs.

Research Animal Diagnostic Laboratory - University of Missouri-Columbia
United States

Conducts research in the areas of laboratory animal infectious disease, and trains laboratory animal veterinarians, laboratory pathologists, and research scientists.

Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research - National University of Singapore
Singapore

Specializes in animal collections from the Southeast Asian region.

British Columbia
United States

With community-supported branches located throughout the province. Staff and volunteers rescue, treat, shelter, and adopt animals.

The Sponges of British Columbia
Canada

Descriptions of sponges by Curt Smecher.

Reptiles of British Columbia
Canada

Information on the reptiles found in the region. Includes species descriptions, images, range maps and related links.

Canada

Photographs, information and notes concerning marine life by Kerry L. Werry.