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Maltese study contributes to international book on biodiversity studies - Times of Malta


Times of Malta
Maltese artisanal fishermen and changing marine biodiversity feature in a new international book, Selected Studies in Biodiversity, that covers case studies from throughout the world. The chapter entitled 'Safeguarding marine biodiversity in a changing ...
Rising Kashmir (press release) (blog)

Origin of the species: where did Darwin's finches come from? - The Guardian


The Guardian
Biogeography and evolution of the Galápagos: Integration of the biological and geological evidence. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. Sato, A, et al., 2001. On the origin of Darwin's finches. Molecular Biology and Evolution. Steadman, DW, 1982.

UM professor receives award of excellence in fish physiology - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
MIAMI-- University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Professor Martin Grosell received the Award of Excellence in fish physiology from the American Fisheries Society. The award was presented to Grosell during the 13th ...

International Society for Plastination (ISP)

San Antonio, Texas - United States

The International Society for Plastination was founded in 1986 during the Third International Conference on Plastination held in San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A. by Harmon Bickley , Ph.D. who served as the Executive Director from 1986-1995. The International Society for Plastination is a multidisciplinary organization, including people within all fields of science interested in the technique of Plastination. Plastination refers to the use of polymers to infiltrate and preserve any material for teaching, research or diagnostic purposes.

The purpose of the Society, as contained in the Letters Patent shall be:
1. To provide for and maintain an International Association for individuals and institutions who perform Plastination techniques, or are interested in Plastination preservation methods;
2. To serve as a forum for the exchange of information about Plastination;
3. To define Plastination as a specialty area of professional activity, to encourage other institutions to adopt Plastination preservation methods, and to invite individuals to learn and practice Plastination as a career in the sciences;
4. To publish the Journal of the International Society for Plastination on a regular basis;
5. To hold regular meetings, workshops and conferences to promote and teach the techniques of Plastination;
6. To maintain a record of member institutions and individuals performing Plastination, their particular specialty, and others interested in Plastination.

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