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National Biodiversity Week: The importance of biodiversity education - The Green News

The Green News
National Biodiversity Week is coming up next month so let's talk about why this week-long program is important to the future success of biodiversity. The week is all about encouraging people to get outdoors, connect with nature, and celebrate the ...

From big polluters to biomass producers: Students re‑imagine marine vessels - Dal News

Dal News
To operationalize their idea, Lindenfield, Dunn (Biology) and Fraser (Marine Biology and Sustainability) developed a plan to build a photobioreactor, a large device that uses light to cultivate microorganisms such as algae. The system would use these ...

History on the wing: how evolution in birds is a window into the past - Medill Reports: Chicago

Medill Reports: Chicago
In evolutionary terms, we're talking millions of years.) The one on the right, a yellow-throated longclaw, was retrieved in 1968 from the Dondo forest in Mozambique in Southeast Africa. The bird on the left, an eastern meadowlark, was retrieved in 1999 ...

Introduction to the Xanthophyta: Yellow-Green Algae

Berkeley - United States

Brief discussion of the biology and ecology of this group of photosynthetic organisms which live primarily in freshwater, but also are found in marine waters, on damp soil or on tree trunks.

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Introduction to the Green Algae
United States

Contains information on the fossil record, life history, ecology, systematics, and morphology.

Green Algae
United States

Description of this diverse group of freshwater algae commonly known as chlorophytes, with excellent microscopic images.


Information on the characteristics of this group with details of the life cycle of Chlamydomonas, Spirogyra and Ulva.

Green Algae Gallery: Chlorophyta
United States

Provides images of species of Closterium and Cosmarium, which are both desmids, and species of Pediastrum, Staurastrum and Ulothrix.

Algae Image Laboratory - Bowling Green State University
United States

Consists mostly of light images of cleaned diatoms.

The Intertidal Rocky Shore: Coralline Algae and Green Seaweed
New Zealand

Photographs of about 6 species of encrusting varieties of red algae and about 10 of green seaweeds that grow around the coasts of New Zealand.

Introduction to the Green Kingdom
United States

Brief introduction to the plant kingdom with links to further information.

Deep Green - Green Plant Phylogeny Research Coordination Group
United States

Group working to facilitate or initiate interaction between distinct research groups that have independent foci yet entail some aspect of green plant phylogeny or systematics.


A basic guide to algae including marine, freshwater and land species.

Golden Algae
United States

Information from Wikipedia on this large group of unicellular flagellate algae, the Chrysophytes, found mostly in fresh water.