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Beloved Texas A&M-University Corpus Christi biology professor, Wes Tunnell, dies - Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
The scientific community is mourning the death of John “Wes” Tunnell, a marine ecologist and biologist, historian, author and early orchestrator of the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Tunnell ...

New scholarship open to marine biology, environmental students - The Guam Daily Post

The Guam Daily Post
Students pursuing a career in marine biology or environmental science can apply for the More Like Jimmy Scholarship, which will award up to $4,000 per year, per student. An anonymous donor has pledged to award up to $10,000 in total awards each year, ...

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Origami-inspired device helps marine biologists study octopuses and jellyfish - Science Daily

Science Daily
Scientists have tried to find the safest and most effective ways to explore marine life in the oceanic water, the largest and least explored environment on Earth, for years. Each time, they were faced with the same challenge: How to capture delicate or ...
EurekAlert (press release)
National Geographic

Selenium cysteine and epileptic seizures -
In 1822, the French Egyptologist Jean-François Champollion announced the complete deciphering of the hieroglyphs carved around 200 bc into a block of granodiorite, the so-called Rosetta stone. This was an impressive intellectual achievement, as it ...

Flora And Fauna - Animalia

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Pacific Electric Ray
United States

Several photographs of Torpedo californica and information on its habitat and range, biology, food habits and reproduction.

Gray Vireo (Vireo vicinior)
United States

Photo plus data on this bird's range.

Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony
New Zealand

Site of a former New Zealand rock quarry that was turned into a blue penguin colony and tourist attraction.

Podisus Online

Podisus species (Podisus maculiventris, Podisus nigrispinus) are pentatomid predators that have potential for biological control of several agricultural pests. This ...

Armadillo Online
United States

Photos and facts; biology and life history for all 20 species.

Red-cockaded Woodpecker Recovery
United States

Information about the endangered Picoides borealis and conservation projects from the Clemson Field Office of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife ...

Neath Port Talbot Badger Group
United Kingdom

Information about badgers, legal protection, group activities, photo gallery and a forum. Based in Wales, UK.


Description of the characteristics, behavior, and habitat of the venomous, camouflaged scorpionfishes (lionfish, stonefish, devilfish), with illustrations and links to ...

Bradysia spp.
United States

Provides photographs and information on these dark-winged fungus gnats, their distribution, identification, bionomics and management.

United States

Description, photos, identification tips, habitat, behavior, conservation status, and other information about this circumboreal hawk.


Native of Asia but extensive introductions to other parts of the world have made this fish widely distributed. Description, image, ...

United States

Ed Lam's site with information about the upcoming field guide to northeastern US damselflies; high-quality images of damselflies and dragonflies; ...


Photographs of several horse flies. Click to enlarge.

Fat Dormouse: Glis glis
United States

Information from ARKive including images and videos.

Whimbrel: Numenius phaeopus

Fact sheet on feeding, breeding and migration, with description, call, distribution, status in Singapore, threats, photos and links.

United States

Natural history and taxonomy of the vireo family, with links to other vireo sites.

Mantis Shrimp: Pet or Pest?
United States's entertaining look at mantis shrimps from the perspective of reef aquarists and pet owners. In's Saltwater Aquarium Guide.

Montezuma Quail (Cyrtonyx montezumae)
United States

Identification tips, photo, life history, and taxonomy chart.

The Elephants of Africa
United States

A PBS special on the life of elephants and the ivory trade.

Desmognathus fuscus, Desmognathus conanti (Northern/Spotted Dusky Salamander)
United States

Photos and information on distribution and habitat.

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