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'A city in a garden': Singapore's journey to becoming a biodiversity model - UN Environment (press release)


UN Environment (press release)
You wouldn't know it today, but in 1965 Singapore was a polluter's paradise: mucky rivers, polluted canals and raw sewage running rampant. It was a developing country, newly split from neighbouring Malaysia, an island surrounded by waters that now they ...

Listen: Greater Science Literacy Leads to Greater Acceptance of Evolution…Oh, Really? - Discovery Institute


Discovery Institute
A new episode of ID the Future features “In the Market” radio host Janet Parshall interviewing Center for Science & Culture Senior Fellow Jonathan Witt, co-author of the recent book Heretic: One Scientist's Journey from Darwin to Design. Witt and ...

Build an ark? Biologists discuss conservation prioritization - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
"Our paper tests a fundamental component of conservation biology we refer to as the 'phylogenetic gambit,'" says Pearse, assistant professor in USU's Department of Biology and the USU Ecology Center. "That is, conservation biologists often use species' ...

Journey Into Phylogenetic Systematics

Berkeley - United States

All about cladistics and the way that biologists reconstruct the pattern of events that have led to the distribution and diversity of life.

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Glossary of Phylogenetic Systematics
Germany

An annotated, extensive hypertext glossary of the terminology of Phylogenetic Systematics, with a discussion and criticism of mainstream Computer Cladistics.

Phylogenetic Systematics, a.k.a. Evolutionary Trees
United States

tutorial from the Understanding Evolution website covering: how to read an evolutionary tree, how to classify organisms based on evolutionary trees, how to reconstruct an evolutionary tree, and how evolutionary trees are used.

New Zealand

PAL library is a Java toolkit for determining evolutionary trends.

NEXML: Phylogenetic Data in xml
United States

Exchange standard for representing phylogenetic data, inspired by the commonly used NEXUS format but more robust and easier to process.

COMPARE 4.6b: Phylogenetic Comparative Methods
United States

Computer software for the phylogenetic analysis of comparative data.

Phylogeny and Reconstructing Phylogenetic Trees
United States

Describes the problem of reconstructing phylogenetic trees with the help of a Java applet.

The Compleat Cladist: A Primer of Phylogenetic Procedures
United States

A book about the basics of cladistics. [PDF]

United States

Abstract of a proposed new comprehensive phylogenetic classification of the kingdom.

The Hominid Journey
United States

Demonstrates how our ancestors have changed over the last 4 million years. Provides information on the location and age of hominid discoveries and how the cranium and other features developed over time.

Invertebrate Systematics
Australia

Publishes significant contributions and reviews on the systematics and phylogeny of invertebrate faunas worldwide.