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Managing genetic biodiversity in the Pacific - UN Environment (press release)


UN Environment (press release)
Island communities in the Pacific region depend on biodiversity for their livelihoods and well-being. Biodiversity is a valuable resource. The world benefits from biodiversity and associated local traditional knowledge, so when these are exploited by ...

LAURELS: Hernandez Shines in Biodiversity - UC Davis


UC Davis
Rebecca R. Hernandez, an assistant professor in the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, has been named the recipient of this year's E.O. Wilson Award for Outstanding Science in Biodiversity Conservation, given by the Center for Biological ...

Weight flux alters molecular profile, Stanford-led study finds - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
As people pack on pounds or shed excess weight, they exhibit notable changes in their microbiome, cardiovascular system, immune system and levels of gene expression, the study found. The researchers integrated a slew of "omics" profiling techniques to ...
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Map of Biodiversity Levels of Karst Landforms in the United States

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Summarizes evaluations of biodiversity associated with caves and related features. [jpeg image]

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Introduction to the species of bats living in the U.S. Learn about common myths and misconceptions, bat biology, hibernation and migration, and possible reasons for the decline in the bat population. From the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

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Information, images, and range maps for all species native to the US. Arranged by state and scientific name.

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Photos and information about wildflowers found in each of the United States.

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Featuring a beautiful and fascinating living plant museum located at the foot of the U.S. Capitol on the Nation's Mall.

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A more or less eclectic and ever-growing list of plants found in one of the most biologically diverse regions of the world.

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Features examples of fungi found in the Midwest, including the Stinkhorn, Amanita, and Giant Puffball. Photographs and brief descriptions.

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Research article about the loss of spider habitat, conservation efforts to save tooth cave spider and spruce-fir moss spider, as well as the possibility of captive breeding of spiders and other arachnid species.