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New Editor Introduction: Jeff Atkins - PLoS Blogs (blog)

PLoS Blogs (blog)
My name is Jeff Atkins and I am excited to be serving as a PLOS Ecology site editor along with Sasha and Jens. I am an ecosystem ecologist with a background in watershed biogeochemistry. My research primarily focuses on the interaction of vegetation ...

Ecology: Biocrusts buffer drought -
Biocrusts, comprised of mosses, lichens and cyanobacteria, are common constituents of dryland ecosystems worldwide. An analysis spanning three continents suggests that the conservation of these communities will be key to the maintenance of functional ...

See New York From Above in New Stunning Photos - TIME

“I felt as if we were cruising through an extraordinary reef stocked with the most diverse forms of urban flora and fauna,” Steinmetz writes in the introduction of his book. One of the challenges he faced was in capturing the landscape of a city that ...

Introduction to Lichens

Berkeley - United States

Information about lichens including fossil record, life history, ecology, morphology and systematics.

Cladonia: Club Lichens and Cup Lichens

Photographs and information on these lichens, their description, habitat and other notes.

Lichens and Me

Personal site of Katalin Moln+ir with a brief description of lichens, photographs, information on the author, publications and links to sites of lichenological interest.

Photos of lichens taken during British Lichen Society field trips in Britain. Contains general information and related links.

Looking for Lichens
United States

Weblog with photos and descriptions.

United States

An illustrated introduction to the lichens with information on their ecology and reproduction.

United States

Photographs of several species of lichen growing in their natural habitat in Hawaii.

Dutch Lichens

Photos and information about lichen biology. In Dutch and English.

United States

List of species protected by law in different countries.

Loveable Lichens
United States

Includes images as well as conservation information.

R6 Lichens HomePage
United States

Project background for the Air Quality Biomonitoring Program utilizing lichens and mosses in the National Forests of Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington.