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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.

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Invests in System to Recycle a Precious Resource, Helium - University of Arkansas Newswire


University of Arkansas Newswire
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences recently installed a liquid helium recovery system. Wesley Stites, the department's chair, said the investment for the system cost about $250,000, but ...

Peru creates new conservation area in Loreto's Amazon with private bio-park - Peru Reports


Peru Reports
Authorities said that the official demarcation of this new private conservation bio-park will allow them to better protect flora and fauna species in the area. Animals considered special in Peru and found within the park's perimeters include species of ...

Official William Beebe Web Site

United States

Highlights the work and accomplishments of the American naturalist, ornithologist, and deep sea explorer.

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William Beebe: Going Deeper
United States

Describes his work with fellow naturalist Theodore Roosevelt and engineer Otis Barton.

William Beebe: Half Mile Down, 1934
United States

Account of his record breaking dive in the bathysphere with Otis Barton, and the deep sea creatures they encountered.

Florida Panther Net - Official Education Site
United States

Official education site for the endangered subspecies of cougar known as the Florida Panther.

Caecilians Web Site
United States

Articles, photos, FAQs, message board, and taxonomy for the legless amphibians.

Companion Web Site
United States

Accompanies the third edition of Biochemistry by Mathews, van Holde, and Ahern. Includes chapter by chapter guidelines to supplement the book, with figures, text, and cross-referenced subjects.

Mycologue Publications web site
Canada

A tour of The Fifth Kingdom, with about 800 pictures of fungi and related topics. A listing of mycological publications available from Mycologue.

Canadian Biodiversity Web Site
Canada

Includes theory, patterns, ecological zones, species distributions, conservation issues, and legislation in Canada. Presented by The Redpath Museum of McGill University.

Hobo Spider Web Site, The
United States

Dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge regarding the Hobo Spider (Tegenaria agrestis), Hobo Spider poisoning, and other biting or stinging organisms capable of causing significant reactions in humans.

The Mount's Cicada Web Site
United States

Find facts and maps for the 2008 emergence of Brood XIV periodical cicadas. College of Mount St. Joseph offers information for the eastern Hamilton, Clermont, and Brown counties of Ohio where Brood XIV will be emerging.

United Kingdom

Includes photos of all colors of Smoke Persians, directory of breeders, mailing list, and other resources.