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Ghost Dolls and Swimming Pigs: The Strangest Islands in the World - Sputnik International


Sputnik International
Some remote islands are almost a world unto themselves, thus it is not surprising that they are home to such unusual forms of life, with flora and fauna that could not exist anywhere else on Earth. Take a look at the world's most mysterious islands in ...

Life in the fast lane: Ecologists say dispersal ability linked to plants' life cycles - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
To that end, Beckman, with colleagues James Bullock of the United Kingdom's Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and Rob Salguero-Gómez of the University of Oxford, used the massive COMPADRE Plant Matrix Database, an online repository containing ...

Release of untreated sewage destroying marine life - The Express Tribune


The Express Tribune
Research conducted by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) – Pakistan has revealed that due to continuous discharge of untreated waste, Sea View in Karachi is rapidly losing its marine life. The Defence Housing Authority (DHA) has been disposing ...

PBS: Life Beyond Earth

Arlington - United States

Companion site to the Timothy Ferris film includes resources for the questions, are we alone and is anybody listening.

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Life Through Geologic Time: A Pictorial History of Life on Earth
United States

Provides a pictorial look at the geologic time scale, beginning with the Precambrian through the Holocene.

Earth Life Web
United States

Facts and explanations about insects and birds categorized by groups.

Evolution of Life on the Earth, The
United States

Scientific American article by Stephen Jay Gould.

Palaeos: The Trace of Life on Earth
United States

Dedicated to providing detailed information on the history of life on Earth. Addresses palaeontology, evolution, geochronology, systematics, and ecology.

United States

Advocates knowledge building, conservation, and wise use of biodiversity resources, the driving force in sustaining the Earth's life-supporting systems.

Division on Earth & Life Studies
United States

The National Academy of Sciences is a non-governmental, non-profit organization chartered by the US Congress in 1863 at the request of President Lincoln. The Academy has two missions: to honor the nations top scientists, engineers, and health professionals with membership, and to serve the nation with independent, expert advice. The Division on Earth & Life Studies is one of six subject area divisions that enlist the nation's top experts to resp

Tiny Fossils may be Earth's Oldest Life
United Kingdom

Article from the New Scientist on studies by William Schopf of UCLA of certain ancient Australian rocks using a technique called laser Raman analysis.

Intimate Strangers: Unseen Life on Earth
United States

PBS site offering an introduction to microbes, an integral ingredient in our planet's ecosystem.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) Division on Earth and Life Sciences
United States

Advancing the life sciences and applying science to analysis and alleviation national problems. Site has information on and reports from NAS boards on Biology, Environmental Studies and Toxicology, and Radiation Effects Research, and the Institute for Laboratory Animal Research.

PBS: Evolution
United States

Online course and guide for teachers plus lessons for students.