Biology News
Genomic exploration of the diversity, ecology, and evolution of the ... - Science Magazine


Science Magazine
Archaea are prokaryotes that make up a third branch of the tree of life. Knowledge of archaeal biological diversity and their role in evolution has rapidly ...

Fate of Azalea Park trees on agenda - Curry Coastal Pilot


Curry Coastal Pilot
He is a coordinator for the Oregon Champion Tree Registry and chair of the Portland Heritage Tree Program, whose work focused on the preservation of significant, old trees and associated flora and fauna. He served as the municipal arborist in Beaverton ...

My Turn: Scott Turner: Sanctuaries for flora and fauna - The Providence Journal


The Providence Journal
Cool and pine-scented, the late-afternoon air of Hopeville Pond State Park in Griswold, Conn., was a welcome summer contrast to the muggy asphalt-perfumed aroma of our Providence driveway. The $15 out-of-state fee was a bargain for entering this ...

New look at archaic DNA rewrites human evolution story - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
These population trees with embedded gene trees show how mutations can generate nucleotide site patterns. The four branch tips of each gene tree represent genetic samples from four populations: modern Africans, modern Eurasians, …more. Hundreds of ...
Daily Mail

Everglades animals stranded and dying on tree islands - MyPalmBeachPost


MyPalmBeachPost
The move will restrict water flowing into an area farther south where the water has risen nearly two feet above what's recommended for flora and fauna to survive. When water levels stay too high for too long, animals can drown and run out of food on ...

3 biodiversity heritage sites for State - The Hindu


The Hindu
As many as three locations in Kerala — Vellayani freshwater lake in Thiruvananthapuram, mangrove forests at Chettuva, and a sacred grove at Kalasamala that is home to a critically endangered species of tree — could soon be sporting the biodiversity ...

Environmental scientists gather at UMass to discuss climate change, invasive species - Amherst Bulletin


Amherst Bulletin
AMHERST — Anyone who watched gypsy moths strip all the leaves from their favorite shade tree this spring has seen firsthand the damage that invasive species can inflict on native flora and fauna. As climate change fast changes the world, the bad news ...

Pine Tree Taxonomy

Pinus strobus (White Pine)
United States

Describes leaves, cones, and bark. Provides facts about height, diameter, and longevity. Includes photo and illustrations.

Pinus resinosa (Red Pine)
United States

Photos and facts about this species' native range, branching characteristics, height, diameter, and longevity.

United States

Provides forest genetic services to the national forests and cooperators in Oregon and Washington. Includes an overview of services, center ...

Tree Identification Expert
United States

Offers software which identifies northern forest trees. Includes details of the trees covered and an FAQ.

Taxonomy
United States

taxonomy: Organisms are classified in a hierarchical tree structure. Our taxonomy database contains every node (taxon) of the tree. UniProtKB ...

United States

Compendium of research papers describing the characteristics and distribution of important broadleaf and coniferous forest trees of the United States ...

The Ancient Bristlecone Pine
United States

Dedicated to the oldest-known living tree, growing in the White Mountains in east central California. Information about the location, dendrochronology, ...

Araucaria angustifolia
United States

Physical features, habitat, and classification of this species, commonly known as the Paranza pine or Brazilian pine.

NCBI Taxonomy
United States

Searchable and browsable taxonomy tree of organisms for which there are publicly available gene sequences.

Wollemi Pine International Pty Ltd.
United States

Joint venture aiming to propagate and market the Wollemi pine in Australia and internationally. Facts, photos, and news about the ...

Araucaria araucana (Monkey Puzzle Tree)
United Kingdom

Image of mature tree and closeup photo of leaves.

Ancient Bristlecone Pine
United States

An exploration of this tree of western North America, consisting of two species (Pinus longaeva and P. aristata), including characteristics, ...

NOVA: Methuselah Tree
United States

Explores the life cycle of the world's oldest living thing: the bristecone pine of California's White Mountains.

United States

Description and images of this species, commonly known as Parana pine or Candelabra tree.

Wollemi Pine, The
United States

Scientific, historical, and growers information. Includes photo gallery.

Wollemi Pine
Germany

Information for kids about the so-called Dinosaur tree.

Pinus bungeana (Lacebark Pine)
United States

Brief fact sheet plus images of mature tree, twig, fruit, leaf, and back.

Pinus flexilis (Limber pine)
Canada

Features photos of entire tree, leaves, and cone. Describes physical characteristics and habitat.

Araucaria heterophylla (Norfolk Island Pine)
United States

Describes physical characteristics and provides photos of mature tree, bark, fruit, and leaves.

Pteridium aquilinum
United States

Photograph and detailed description of bracken.

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