Biology News
Plants are not conscious, whether you can 'sedate' them or not - Massive

In a 2006 article in the journal Trends in Plant Sciences, they and other colleagues announced a new field of inquiry called “plant neurobiology.” That article was controversial, prompting a sharply written rebuttal by 36 renowned plant biologists, who ...

On Nature column: Great deserts stretch across US southwest - The Herald Bulletin

The Herald Bulletin
Having just returned from a two-week trip in the desert southwest, I thought I would share some of what I learned about the regions. • Great Basin (209,182 square miles) — Wyoming/Utah/Idaho/Nevada/Oregon/California/Baja California, Mexico. Great ...

Plant Ecology Internships -
The Station is dedicated to long-term ecological research, part of the global effort to understand, interpret and preserve the world's natural heritage. Staff, visiting investigators, and students conduct research primarily focused on the organisms and ...

Desert Plant Survival

San Diego - United States

Information about the mechanisms used to adapt to extremes of heat and aridity.

Threats to the survival of plants native to the Sahara Desert

Article describing the environmental degradation that has taken place in the Saharan regions, and how it can be overcome.

Desert Plant Society of Vancouver
United States

Information on monthly meetings, and show and sale. Complete seedlist available online including ordering information.

The Living Desert: Wildlife and Botanical Park, Palm Desert, California
United States

Devoted to desert habitats of the world. Web site has information on links about deserts.

Survival of the Surliest
United Kingdom

Article from Guardian Unlimited on a supposed argument between Gouldians and Dawkinsians.

Turtle Survival Alliance
United States

An international organization dedicated to sustainable captive management of freshwater turtles and tortoises.

Cat Survival Trust
United Kingdom

Concentrates on conserving the entire habitat where cats live.

Wildlife Survival Sanctuary, Inc.
United States

Nonprofit 501c3 wildlife and exotic animal rescue facility, dedicated to providing permanent homes for unwanted and abused animals. Specializing in big cats.

Balikpapan Orangutan Survival Foundation

Reintroduction program for confiscated orangutans on the island of Borneo. News, information, and images.

ACeKit - A C. elegans Survival Kit
United States

Introduction to Caenorhabditis elegans, including value to biology, biotechnology, medicine; and links to major bioinformatics resources and search engines.

Chickadees and Their Winter Survival Techniques
United States

Discusses the physiological and behavioral adaptations that chickadees use as winter survival tactics.