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From Drone Swarms to Tree Batteries, New Tech Is Revolutionizing Ecology and Conservation - Singularity Hub


Singularity Hub
Understanding Earth's species and ecosystems is a monumentally challenging scientific pursuit. But with the planet in the grip of its sixth mass extinction event, it has never been a more pressing priority. To unlock nature's secrets, ecologists turn ...

Biology Student Links Clean Air Act to Red Spruce Recovery in Appalachia - Newswise (press release)


Newswise (press release)
After a 50-year period of declining growth of the tree species prior to the Clean Air Act, a new study by Justin Mathias, a biology Ph.D. candidate, and Richard Thomas, chair and professor in the Department of Biology, found that declining air ...

Whole-tree logging may not hinder plant biodiversity -- ScienceDaily - Science Daily


Science Daily
When it comes to timber harvesting, removing the whole tree -- from stump to twigs -- doesn't reduce plant diversity any more than old-fashioned logging, which ...
EurekAlert (press release)

Phil's Tree Pages

Provo - United States

Photo-rich pages introducing over 300 species of tree that can be found growing in the UK, with a special focus on the trees of Cambridge.

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Phil's Orchid Page
New Zealand

Includes Capital City Orchid Society information, plus cultural articles on cymbidiums and other main orchid genera, and photos.

Woodlice Pages
United States

The structure, adaptations and behaviour of woodlice. Including photographs, experiment ideas and woodlouse oddities. Porcellio scaber is the species used in our studies.

Hyena Pages
United States

Facts and photos of spotted and brown hyenas, and aardwolves. Also features information about evolution and folklore.

Brief description, photographs and resources.

The Cycad Pages
Australia

Extensive botanical database on the known cycads, including identification and classification, ecology and conservation, cycad evolution and the fossil record, geography and distribution, and horticultural information.

The Crypts Pages
Netherlands

Plenty of information on the botany, habitats, cultivation and taxonomy of plants of this genus.

Stanhopea Pages
United States

Nina Rach's site with listings of all species, RHS-registered hybrids, published literature, awards, and photos of more than 30 different species and hybrids.

Sobralia Pages
United States

Devoted to the tropical orchid genus, Sobralia, native to Central and South America. Includes taxonomy, images, culture, AOS awards, and plant sources.

Ginkgo Pages
Netherlands

Includes history, propagation, and usage of ginkgo biloba.

Agave Pages
United Kingdom

Enthusiast's site features articles on the plants and their nomenclature, a large picture gallery, and a list of agaves suitable for outdoor cultivation in Europe.