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Hundreds of species unlikely to survive biodiversity collapse - scientists - Newshub

A devastating collapse in global biodiversity is imminent, scientists say, warning hundreds of species may not survive. An international team have published a major study in the journal Nature, saying we must make urgent changes to our approach to ...

Urgent action needed to safeguard Saint Lucia's biodiversity - St. Lucia News Online (press release)

St. Lucia News Online (press release)
But a major conservation organisation is warning that climate change and a lack of care for the environment could have devastating consequences for Saint Lucia's healthy ecosystems and rich biodiversity, including the parrot. Sean Southey chairs the ...

The colour that means both life and death - BBC News

BBC News
Holding sway over the flow of floods and flourishing of flora alike, leafy-cheeked Osiris, it was believed, would eventually show the souls of Egypt's kings the path to resurrection. Flora and fauna. For millennia, concocting green pigments was ...

Mimicry & Warning Colour

Bloomsbury - United Kingdom

Provides photographs and papers illustrating the adaptations of camouflage, mimicry, and warning colors.

Warning Colour and Mimicry
United Kingdom

Mimicry is a great example of evolution by natural selection. Outline of a lecture on the subject from the Evolutionary Genetics course at University College, London.

Audubon WatchList 2002: An Early Warning System for Bird Conservation
United States

Designed to highlight bird species in the U.S. that have the greatest conservation needs.

Marine Bryozoans in Colour.
United States

Photographic study by Jean-Marie Cavanihac of this fascinating marine group.

Genetics of Coat Colour Inheritance
New Zealand

Illustrated online color predictor for black, red and pointed series.


An international group of physiologists, psychologists, physicists, geneticists, optometrists, ophthalmologists and others who have a research interest in the many aspects of colour vision and colour vision deficiencies.

Genetics of Colour in the Budgerigar and Other Parrots
United States

Offers information on the genetics of colour, biology, and taxonomy of the budgerigar and other parrots.

Loggerhead Shrike Colour Banding Study

Information about a population survey of Lanius ludovicianus migrans, which is endangered in Ontario, Canada.

The Evolution of Imperfect Mimicry in Hoverflies
United Kingdom

Article by Francis Gilbert describing Batesian mimicry and discussing the extent to which hoverflies succeed in mimicing bees, wasps and bumblebees. [PDF]

Batesian Mimicry in Papilio memnon
United Kingdom

Photographs showing how this species mimics unpalatable swallowtail species.

Arts of Deception: Mimicry and Camouflage
United States

Offers an introduction to the three forms of mimicry utilized by both predator and prey: Batesian mimicry, Muellerian mimicry, and self mimicry.