Biology News
Chinese New Year and art displayed at library -
Yu Chen Chen, Sissi Ko Lu, and Hongzhan Ye each bring this exquisite medium to life with samples of landscape, flora and fauna. An art reception, open to the public, will be held 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 21, on the same day the library holds its annual ...

Chinese tourists are hunting endangered fish on disputed islands in the South ... - Quartz

For the flora and fauna on the Paracels, the bad behavior of some Chinese tourists is nothing new. In 2013, a tourist boasted in a post in Chinese social media about dining on giant clams, which are deemed at risk and conservation dependent by the ...

Chinese biologists discover molecule behind bamboo flowering cycle - BioScholar News

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A team of Chinese biologists has discovered the molecule responsible for the coordination of the different genes involved in the mass flowering cycles of bamboo, a key food for panda bears. The research could help explain the mass flowering of bamboo, ...
South China Morning Post (subscription)

Cicada in Chinese Folklore

San Antonio - United States

Looks at how the ancient Chinese regarded cicadas as symbols of rebirth or immortality.

2007 Cicada Mania! Brood XIII Cicada Emergence
United States

Profile of the Chicago area 17-year cicada species dubbed Brood XIII. Meet the species included in the brood: Magicicada spetendecim, Magicicada cassini, and Magicicada septendecula. From the Lake County Forest Preserves.

Chinese Cricket Culture
United States

Encompasses a 2000 year history of both singing insects and fighting crickets.

Chinese Monal (Lophophorus lhuysi)
United States

Photos, details about the appearance of the male and female, and facts about this bird's habitat.

Chinese Dormouse (Dryomys sichuanensis)
United Kingdom

Information on this endangered species only found in Sichuan Province.

United States

Photos, taxonomic notes, and observations.

Asystasia gangetica (Chinese Violet)
United States

Plant synonyms, scientific classification, and distribution map. Provides invasive species and introduced plant information.

United States

Information on this tree, its description, its use and management. [PDF]

Pterocarya stenoptera: Chinese Wingnut
United States

Fact sheet about this tree, including a photo.

Chinese Fire-Bellied Toad
United States

Guide to caring for and breeding of Bombina orientalis, a toad of southeastern Siberia, northeastern China, and Korea.

United Kingdom

Plants for a Future: description, botanic details, cultivation, uses, range.