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Native Knowledge: What Ecologists Are Learning from Indigenous People - Yale Environment 360


Yale Environment 360
“In doing so, they maintain 80 percent of the planet's biodiversity in, or adjacent to, 85 percent of the world's protected areas,” writes Gleb Raygorodetsky, a researcher with the POLIS Project on Ecological Governance at the University of Victoria ...

Renowned entomologist Edward O. Wilson receives World Ecology Award - UMSL Daily (blog)


UMSL Daily (blog)
What ties them together is they are all individuals who have raised public awareness of global ecological issues and made significant contributions to environmental protection and biodiversity conservation. Wilson, the Pellegrino University Research ...

David Suzuki column: Reports emphasize urgent need to reverse biodiversity decline - Comox Valley Record


Comox Valley Record
Our health, well-being, food security, energy and economic progress depend on healthy, diverse nature. Clean water and air are essential to human life and health. Nutrient-rich soils are necessary to grow food. Diversity makes the ecosystems on which ...

Forest Ecosystems and Ecological Risks

Birmensdorf - Switzerland

An LTER site working to improve the understanding of forest ecosystem processes through the long-term study of selected forest plots in Switzerland. A particular emphasis is the possible effects of air pollution and climate change on forest ecosystem processes.

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United States

A framework and synthesis of an effort to conduct a survey of natural resources, with emphasis on forest resources. It is ECOlogical approach to Forest Inventory and Analysis, termed "ECOFIA."

Aflatoxins: Occurrence and Health Risks
United States

Discusses the toxins present in foodstuffs contaminated with Aspergillus flavus, the symptoms and treatment of poisoning and the detection of the causative agent.

Office For Protection From Research Risks
United States

Provides clarification and guidance on ethical issues in biomedical or behavioral research involving human or animal subjects.

Ecosystems Ltd
United States

Ecological consulting services in East and South-East Asia. Based in Hong Kong.

The Ecosystems Center
United States

Part of the Marine Biology Lab, Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Investigates the structure and functioning of ecological systems.

USGS: Ecosystems
United States

The USGS is now aligned around the areas of research identified in the USGS Science Strategy. Ecosystems includes the following programs: Invasive Species Program, Cooperative Research Units, Fisheries: Aquatic and Endangered Resources Program, Terrestrial, Freshwater, and Marine Ecosystems Program, Status & Trends Program, Wildlife: Terrestrial and Endangered Resources Program. USGS Ecosystems programs also highlight cross-discipline research in

Australia

Information and education site with pictures and video clips (RealMedia). Links to other Australian ecosystem sites.

Biodiversity and Mutualism in Ecosystems
United States

Technical paper on the importance of biodiversity and mutualism (co-operation between different species) to ecosystem function and structural organization.

United States

Online book about the current status and trends of the environment of the United States, aimed at public policy makers and concerned citizens.

Ecosystems Teaching Package
United States

An ecological teaching package for school science classes - may be viewed online or downloaded free. Activities illustrate how different living things (including humans) depend on each other and their environment.. Green issues; helping the ecosystem. (Ages:7-14).