Biology News
Fires spark biodiversity criticism of Sweden's forest industry - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
Non-governmental organisations warn that there are considerable challenges to ensuring biodiversity for plants and animals amid the fight against global warming. One in 10 species in the country's forests is on the red list of the Swedish Species ...

"American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic" by Victoria Johnson - Santa Fe New Mexican


Santa Fe New Mexican
The continent was, after all, abundant with undiscovered medicinal plants, and Hosack believed it would be possible for medical students to benefit from fieldwork experience with this New World botany. He named the 20-acre space on Fifth Avenue between ...

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

How to Know the Earth's Plants and Animals

Burlington - United States

Basic nature study techniques are explained while focusing on plants,animals and ecology found in the average North American's backyard. Good source of information about plants and animals as well as guide to studying them.

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Finland

Species are described and classified according to their habitat and biological origin.

Developmental Biology of Plants and Animals
Germany

Background information on model organisms, a comparison of plant and animal development and lists of books and journals, European plant research groups and internet resources.

United States

Plain text file at Project Gutenberg.

United States

Plain text file at Project Gutenberg.

United States

Features colorful fact sheets from the Botanical Society of America. Learn about carnivorous plant species bizarre adaptations to low-nutrient environments and thier various stratiges for capturing thier incet prey.

Endangered Earth
United States

A global source of information about the world's endangered species.

Earth Repair and Restoration
United States

Ecological restoration specialists providing bush regeneration and restoration services, and noxious and environmental weed control in New South Wales, Australia.

Fission Reactors on the Earth
Hungary

Discusses the natural nuclear fission reactions that occurred 1.7 billion years ago in uranium deposits at Oklo, Gabon.

Earth Witness Community
Canada

Celebrates the existence of and bears witness to species and natural places on the Earth that no longer exist in their natural state.

NATURE: Earth Navigators
United States

Looks at how seasonal changes impel a wide variety of creatures to begin their epic migrations to ancient feeding, mating, and breeding grounds.