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Biology trumps chemistry in open ocean - EurekAlert (press release)

EurekAlert (press release)
Single-cell phytoplankton in the ocean are responsible for roughly half of global oxygen production, despite vast tracts of the open ocean that are devoid of life-sustaining nutrients. While phytoplankton's ability to adjust their physiology to exploit ...

Botany's New Boys - New York Times

New York Times
Specifically, the civic project is the development of 14 riverfront acres at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. Until recently, this operation amounted to a geodesic dome with a big fig tree and leaky Plexiglas panels. Now, having ripped up a ...

Can't Sleep? Maybe Thinking About Evolution Will Help - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)
If you're reading this after a night of inadequate sleep, or disrupted sleep, you have company. The National Sleep Foundation reports that over half the people in their survey experienced at least one symptom of insomnia "at least a few nights per week ...

One and a Half Ass Acres Potbelly Pig Sanctuary

Center Sandwich - United States

Small potbelly pig sanctuary located in Canaan, NH. Includes pictures, video clips, and stories of some of their pigs.

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Provides registration for potbelly pigs for shelters, individuals, and breeders.

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Ironwood Pig Sanctuary
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Dedicated to elimination the suffering of pot bellied pigs in Arizona and surrounding states.

Shepherd's Green Pig Sanctuary
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Rescues and provides care for abandoned and unwanted pet pigs in Tennessee.

Pig-A-Sus Homestead Sanctuary
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Nonprofit group dedicated to providing shelter for potbelly pigs and resources for owners of potbellies.

African Ass: Equus africanus
United Kingdom

Factsheet on this critically endangered species, its description, behavior and reproduction.

Asiatic Ass: Equus hermionus
United Kingdom

Factsheet on this wild relative of the domestic donkey, its description, distribution and biology, with several photographs.

United States

Bivalve taxonomy information and research. Includes extensive biobliographic information on bivalve genera. Part of the Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy (PEET) project of the National Science Foundation.

United States

Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy (PEET) project investigating marine bivalves.

African Wild Ass (Equus asinus)
United Kingdom

Fact sheet from EDGE, a conservation organization that focuses specifically on threatened species that represent a significant amount of unique evolutionary history.