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Game and Fish hopes LaVA could encourage biodiversity - Laramie Boomerang

Laramie Boomerang
But for game and fish, biodiversity in the Medicine Bow National Forest remains a top priority no matter the outcome, Class said. “If we don't do anything to improve the habitat, you should probably expect stable to decreasing (wildlife) populations ...

Kelp forests are vital to marine biodiversity, just as Darwin predicted -
The structure of kelp forests provide a unique habitat vital to marine biodiversity, new research shows. Photo by UCSB. March 14 (UPI) -- Kelp forests are vital to a diversity of marine species, new research shows, just as Charles Darwin predicted ...

The sorry state of Earth's species, in numbers - Sin Chew Jit Poh

Sin Chew Jit Poh
A conference of the UN's Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) agreed in Nagoya, Japan in 2010 on a 20-point plan to turn back biodiversity loss by 2020. -- The plan's so-called "Aichi Biodiversity Targets" include halving the rate of habitat loss ...

Spring Building: Harvard students volunteer with Habitat for Humanity of Morgan County - The Decatur Daily

The Decatur Daily
Donning winter gloves and ski caps adorned with red “Harvard” lettering, the college volunteers traded in their textbooks on neurobiology, mechanical engineering, human evolutionary biology and economics for tool belts, measuring tape and safety ...

New book explores zoos', aquariums' evolving role in tackling global biodiversity crisis - EurekAlert (press release)

EurekAlert (press release)
As scores of wild species and ecosystems around the world face a variety of human-caused threats, from habitat destruction and fragmentation to rapid climate change, a new book published by the University of Chicago Press illuminates the growing ...

Marine ecologists study the effects of giant kelp on groups of organisms in the underwater forest ecosystem - Phys.Org

Their results appear in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. "We posited that giant kelp fed herbivores in the system and provided structure and habitat for predators, and that it was fed upon by sea urchins and affected the understory ...

Elk Ecology Research Continues -
BFH Biologist Jared Rogerson prepares to land a tranquilizer dart in the rump of a cow elk. Wyoming Game and Fish photo. PINEDALE– Jackson and Pinedale personnel in the Game and Fish Department's Brucellosis-Feedgrounds-Habitat (BFH) darted elk on the ...



A decision support tool designed to help managers and researchers evaluate the impacts of forest harvesting scenarios against landscape and ...

WWF - Ecoregions
United States

Detailed descriptions and images of the world's ecoregions. Javascript required.

Eared Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)
United States

Range, status, habitat, special habitat requirements, nesting, and diet.

Habitat for Horses, Inc.
United States

Horse rehabilitation organization which rescues abused, endangered horses, to give them health and mental care and a lifetime home.

Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)
United States

Read about this bird's breeding habitat, winter habitat, diet, and physical characteristics. Includes a photo.

Great Eastern Ecology, Inc.
United States

Offers services including wetland restoration and habitat enhancement, habitat and biological surveys, environmental planning and permitting, natural resource damage assessment ...

United States

Provides photographs and information on the physical appearance, diet, habitat, and behavior of this mammal.

Ecology Services Ltd.

Specialists in environmental consultancy, species surveys, mitigation schemes, habitat creation and restoration and data analysis, based in Preston, UK. Includes ...

Wildlife Habitat Canada

Champions wildlife habitat stewardship by building capacity in the conservation community and affecting change in policies and practices having an ...

Vital Ground Foundation
United States

Land conservation organization working to preserve grizzly bears and their habitat.

Clear Ecology
United Kingdom

Ecological consultant based in Derbyshire, UK, specialising is a wide range of services including habitat survey, protected species survey, habitat ...

Spotted Owls or Schools
United States

A plan to log habitat in southwest part of state for money is drawing criticism. Article about the spotted owl ...

United States

Set of programs to predict the micro-habitat conditions in rivers as a function of streamflow, and the relative suitability of ...

Sam's Seeds
United States

South Dakota, USA based consultant working with hunting lodges, resorts, ranchers, farmers, and preserves to develop or maintain natural wildlife ...

Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)
United States

Photograph, sound files, and facts about the range and habitat of this species.

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)
United States

Read about the diet, breeding habitat, and winter habitat of this species. Includes an image and range map.

Nuttall's Woodpecker (Picoides nuttallii)
United States

Describes the range, habitat, nesting, and diet of this bird. Includes photos and a sound file.

Steller's Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri)
United States

Photographs of this crested jay, with a description and information on range, habitat and diet. Includes sound files.

Creative Habitat Corporation
United States

Ecological consultant specializing in upland and wetland restoration and creation, bioengineering, and wildlife research. New York, USA.

Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)
United States

Illustrations, sound recording, and facts about this bird's range and habitat.

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