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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

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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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