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NSF awards $6.4 million grant to Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research drylands site - National Science Foundation (press release)


National Science Foundation (press release)
To discover how environmental change is affecting dryland ecosystems, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year, $6.4 million grant in new support of the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site in central New Mexico.

Biodiversity secretariats meet in New York on Sustainable Development - UNESCO.org (press release)


UNESCO.org (press release)
The 2018 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development with the theme "Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies" was held at the UN New York from 9 to 18 July 2018. During the Forum, the Secretariats of the biodiversity ...

The rise and fall of bees - The Economist


The Economist
A decade ago, stories of “colony collapse disorder” and crashing bee populations led to predictions of imminent ecological disaster. When the “beepocalypse” failed to materialise, humanity lost interest, but the insects' problems persist. Mr Hanson ...

Ecological Basis for a Sustainable Management of the Indigenous Vegetation in a Central Asian Desert

Vienna - Austria

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USGS report by John W. Steiger and Robert H. Webb.

Ecological Land Management
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UK consultants offer service in habitat management, wildlife mitigation schemes, pond creation and management, invasive weed control, bank stabilisation, and related.

Ecological Land Management Ltd
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Ecological Land Management services for conservation and the implementation of habitat management, mitigation schemes, protected species habitats.

Central Rockies Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration
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Organization information and conference plans. Chapter covers Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming.

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Promotes the integration of geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing technology with ecological modeling to simulate dynamic, spatially-explicit patterns and processes at scales ranging from individual organisms to landscapes.

The Living Desert: Wildlife and Botanical Park, Palm Desert, California
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Devoted to desert habitats of the world. Web site has information on links about deserts.

Indigenous Plants & Native Uses in the Northeast
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Explains some of the practical uses of native plants growing in the New England area.

Marsh Dayflower, Asian Dayflower or Asian Spiderwort: Murdannia keisak
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Photographs of this succulent aquatic plant, with its description and identifying characteristics.

Diversity, Distribution and Indigenous Uses of the Hypericum Species
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Ethnobotanical leaflet on the uses made of these valuable medicinal plants in the Himalayan region on India.

Electrophysiology and the Molecular Basis of Excitability
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Simulations of ion channels and excitable membranes including diffusion, membrane potentials, nerve voltage clamp, and propagated action potentials.