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NSW authorities optimistic that red fire ants can be eradicated - ABC Online

ABC Online
It has been expanded to include the area within a two-kilometre radius of Port Botany. Fire ants can seriously affect farm production, livestock and even cause serious injury or death to humans. Andrew Sanger, director of invasive plants and animals ...
Sydney Morning Herald

Farmers in New South Wales give measured response to biodiversity policy ... - ABC Online

ABC Online
An independent panel conducting a review of biodiversity policy has finally released its report to tempered approval from farmer groups. Farmers have been anxiously awaiting the results of the review after having awaited a change in policy for the full ...

Afforestation at Park Majjistral is only one project of the national ... - Malta Independent Online

Malta Independent Online
Afforestation at Park Majjistral is one of the projects of a national biodiversity plan, Minister Leo Brincat said this morning. The Minister for Environment, Sustaiable Energy and Climate Change stressed that the park would be given the required ...

Checklist of Online Vegetation and Plant Distribution Maps

Oakland - United States

Includes maps from all over the world.

United Kingdom

Compilation of information on the geographic distribution of many species in this region.

World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
United Kingdom

Enter a family, genus, or genus and species to see accepted names and world distribution of plants in 150 families. Maintained by the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, Surrey, UK.

Vegetation Ecology at Bern

Forest and grassland ecology at the University of Bern.

Eastern Mojave Vegetation
United States

Vegetation of Mojave National Preserve, San Bernardino County, California, and autoecology of Swertia albomarginata, Coleogyne ramosissima, and Salvia dorrii .

International Association for Vegetation Science
United Kingdom

A worldwide group of scientists and others interested in theoretical and practical studies of vegetation. Includes details of membership, association journals, meetings, jogs and other resources.

Hong Kong Flora and Vegetation
Hong Kong

Discusses plant diversity and adaptations and how plants improve the air and water quality, prevent soil erosion and water runoff, and provide food and shelter for the local fauna. Includes information on plant study sites and trails chosen by the Quality Education Fund and a checlist of plant species.

United States

From the Digital Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Utah.

USGS-NPS Vegetation Mapping Program
United States

Cooperative effort by the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Park Service to classify, describe, and map vegetation communities in more than 270 national park units across the United States.


Web-based software for creating, editing, annotating, and storing biological signaling pathways, doing consistency checks when integrating data from multiple sources, producing biomolecular network maps, and integrating pathways with protein-protein interaction data.

Right Whale Data and Maps
United States

Extensive information from the western North Atlantic, including sighting reports, Right Whale recovery plans, and whale watch guidelines, and reports on entangled whales.