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Meet the Woman Making Ants the Next Big Thing in Biology - National Geographic


National Geographic
... their social interactions, and their evolutionary success. More broadly, Moreau's work might indirectly help us develop tools to answer bigger biological questions: how to control pests, how to promote helpful species, how to improve digestion and ...

NSF awards $6.4 million grant to Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research drylands site - National Science Foundation (press release)


National Science Foundation (press release)
To discover how environmental change is affecting dryland ecosystems, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year, $6.4 million grant in new support of the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site in central New Mexico.

Maltese study contributes to international book on biodiversity studies - Times of Malta


Times of Malta
Maltese artisanal fishermen and changing marine biodiversity feature in a new international book, Selected Studies in Biodiversity, that covers case studies from throughout the world. The chapter entitled 'Safeguarding marine biodiversity in a changing ...
Rising Kashmir (press release) (blog)

National Biodiversity Network (NBN)

Nottingham - United Kingdom

Surprisingly, there has never been a statutory requirement for any one organisation to collect records on a long-term basis. Despite this a national Biological Records Centre was set up in 1964 to collate data, particularly from voluntary recording schemes, to make information available to conservation bodies and to publish the results. The lack of co-ordinated resources to work with local and national recorders resulted in no one organisation being able to see the whole picture. And as pressures to report on the environment increased so did the urgency to improve the situation.

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National Phenology Network
United States

The USA-NPN's National Coordinating Office (NCO) guides the development of the Network, facilitates communication between scientists, land managers, policy-makers, and the public who are interested in assessing the effects of global change on natural ecological systems. Staff members work for the US Geological Survey, The University of Arizona and The Wildlife Society. Nature's Notebook gathers information on plant and animal phenology across

Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research - National University of Singapore
Singapore

Specializes in animal collections from the Southeast Asian region.

Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research and Australian National Herbarium
Australia

Information about the Australian National Botanic Gardens, Australian plants, access to databases on living plants, herbarium specimens and photographs.

USA National Phenology Network
United States

The USA National Phenology Network serves science and society by promoting broad understanding of plant and animal phenology and its relationship with environmental change. The Network is a consortium of individuals and organizations that collect, share, and use phenology data, models, and related information.

South Africa

Access to resources and facilities at the University of Cape Town.

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) - National Institutes of Health
United States

Funds research in chromosome mapping, DNA sequencing, database development, technology development for genome research, and studies of the ethical, legal, and social implications of genetics research.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
United States

Includes 1997 Davies Symposium, and crystallography links.

United Kingdom

Includes details of research projects and plans in the U.K., news, and library services.

Conus Biodiversity
United States

A guide to the systematics of Conus, a large group of predatory snails known for their potent neurotoxic venoms and the largest genus of marine animals.

Biodiversity Counts
United States

Middle-school science program that gets students out of the classroom and into the field to study biodiversity. Created by the American Museum of Natural History.