Biology News
SEED 2016: Welcome to Chicago! - PLoS Blogs (blog)


PLoS Blogs (blog)
Three and half days of presentations covered a wide range of synthetic biology, so we'll be splitting our recap and analysis into three themed posts. This first post focuses on Chicago, the host city for SEED 2016, and its area's researchers. I was ...

5 reasons why biodiversity is a big deal - Mother Nature Network (blog)


Mother Nature Network (blog)
"Biodiversity as a whole forms a shield protecting each of the species that together compose it, ourselves included." — E.O. Wilson, "Half-Earth". Earth is teeming with life, from huge blue whales and redwoods to tiny bacteria, archaea and fungi. It's ...
Truth-Out
New Scientist

Mysterious New Whale Species Discovered in Alaska - National Geographic


National Geographic
A young biology teacher spotted the carcass half-buried in sand on a desolate windswept beach. He alerted a former fur seal researcher who ... The scientists conclude in their study published in Marine Mammal Science that this type of whale, which has ...

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.

Pig Pals Sanctuary
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Small sanctuary for pot bellied pigs, set in the farm country of southern Illinois.

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.