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Culture not biology is behind many differences between the sexes - New Scientist


New Scientist
So far, there has been a firmly established “biology is destiny” mantra ringing down through the centuries. It has been a central tenet of traditional evolutionary explanations that differences in behavioural traits between men and women have fixed ...

Time to soil your undies: Understanding soil biology - Defiance Crescent News (subscription)


Defiance Crescent News (subscription)
Knowing how much biological activity is in your soil is an important step to understanding you soil health. One of the latest trends to test for soil biological activity is to use 100 percent cotton briefs. The briefs are buried in the ground and ...

Craving Chocolate to Ease PMS? Blame Society, Not Biology - Health.com


Health.com
It's also not the first research to cast doubt on the idea that cravings, in general, are biological. In 2014, Hormes published a similar study, which found that pregnancy cravings seem to be a largely a cultural phenomenon as well. Last year, she also ...

Sex, Bodies And The Biology Of Understanding - Forbes


Forbes
Male inclinations are no “baser” than those of women; rather, both are based on the complementary exigencies of survival and procreation, and both are comparably servile to the machinations of biology. David L. Katz, MD, MPH - President, American ...

Endangered Przewalski's Horse Dies at Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute - Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (press release)


Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (press release)
Maja, a 13-year-old Przewalski's (cha-VAL-skee) horse, was humanely euthanized at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) Aug. 13, for renal failure. Maja began showing signs of illness Aug. 11 and during the following days stopped eating ...

Ecology - Ecosystems

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EcoSystems Mission - Ecotopia
United States

Aim is to develop, promote and market methodologies, technologies, and products that conserve natural resources and advance our planet towards sustainability ...

Ecosystems Mission Area (ECO)
United States

The Ecosystems Mission Area (ECO) works with others to provide the scientific understanding and technologies needed to support the sound ...

Ecosystem Economics
United States

Getting Economics Right for Ecosystems. Established in 2007, at Ecosystem Economics, we are passionate about using the power of economic ...

Ecosystem
Estonia

An ecosystem is a system which is formed when a community of organisms interacts with the environment. An ecosystem is ...

Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health
United States

The mission of the Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health is to serve a lead role in development, consolidation ...

USGS: Ecosystems
United States

The USGS is now aligned around the areas of research identified in the USGS Science Strategy. Ecosystems includes the following ...

U.S. Geological Survey [USGS]
United States

The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural ...

Cave Biology
India

To popularize the field Biospeleology (Cave-biology) among Biologists. View the caves of all around the world, know about their locations, ...

Birding from Peru's Canopy Walkway
United States

Birding ecotour to Peru's Amazon region, based around a canopy walkway. Photographs, species list, and maps.

Philip K. Wittman Field Research
United States

Operation Canope+? in tropical rain forest canopy of Paracou, French Guiana in November 1996. Photographs of the blimp and inflatable ...

Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
United States

Is dedicated to stimulating interest in and providing knowledge about the natural history of the Sonoran Desert.

Florida 4-H Forest Ecology
United States

Information about the dominant trees, other plants, wildlife, insects, and diseases in eight different forest ecosystems in Florida.

Ecosystems Classification and Mapping
United States

The World Institute for Conservation and Environment, WICE, provides information, tools and resources.

Somerset Levels and Moors Natural Area
United Kingdom

English Nature provides an introduction to these wetlands, their wildlife habitats and the main issues they face. [PDF]

United States

A framework and synthesis of an effort to conduct a survey of natural resources, with emphasis on forest resources. It ...

Surumoni Project
Austria

Research projects, publications, and study site information. Austrian Academy of Sciences project, La Esmeralda, Orinoco Basin, Venezuela.

United States

Meteorites, Sahara, desert expeditions, photos. Educational and informative web site

RainforestEducation.com: Rainforest Trees and the Canopy
United States

Introduction to the rainforest canopy, including plants and animals, with photographs.

Map of Biodiversity Levels of Karst Landforms in the United States
United States

Summarizes evaluations of biodiversity associated with caves and related features. [jpeg image]

Amargosa Desert Research Site
United States

Over the years, the Amargosa Desert Research Site has provided long-term benchmark information about the hydraulic characteristics and soil-water movement ...

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