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Island of Pagan opposes plan to use it for Marine invasion training - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times
Some former residents want to turn the tropical island, which has rare flora and fauna, including the threatened humped tree snail, into an ecotourism resort. Some want to resume ranching or harvest copra (dried coconut meat). Some want it left alone.

Lynn Levin's resonant translations of Odi Gonzales' 'Kiswar Tree' - Philly.com


Philly.com
In "The Expulsion From Paradise: A Study - the Studio of the Master of Acomayo," an unknown painter declares that "this Eden abounds/ In kiswar trees/ hordes of parrots and ñukchu flowers" - referring to his painting's Andean flora and fauna. At the ...

Exploring gardens with Marina Tree and Garden Club - The Salinas Californian


The Salinas Californian
Richard Boynton, landscaper (All Things Green), will be available to talk about the myriad native flora and fauna in the garden. Club members also will be on hand to answer questions and to offer planting tips. A complete list of the California native ...

Professor logs flora, fauna - Brookhaven Courier


Brookhaven Courier
As a result of his interest in flora and fauna, Bartz said, he became a volunteer member of Brookhaven's campus tree advisory committee. His first assignment was to identify and map all of the honor trees in the main campus area. “We have red oaks, a ...

NOVA's Evolution Lab is an Interactive, Guided Tour of The Tree of Life - Lifehacker


Lifehacker
If you're interested in biology, or are just curious what humans have in common with a mushroom, or how a bacteria could possibly be related to dinosaurs, the NOVA Evolution Lab is a crash course. You'll learn how living things are related, what DNA is ...

Listen: Casey Luskin on Why Molecular Biology Has Failed to Yield a Grand ... - Discovery Institute


Discovery Institute
The series is based upon Luskin's chapter in the volume More than Myth, edited by Paul Brown and Robert Stackpole (Chartwell Press, 2014). In this segment, Casey discusses the sixth problem: how molecular biology has failed to yield a grand "Tree of ...

A Surprise for Evolution in Giant Tree of Life - Quanta Magazine


Quanta Magazine
Evolutionary biologists find the research effort intriguing, particularly in its size and scope, but they are also somewhat skeptical of the provocative ideas that have emerged. “It's a huge tour de force,” said Arne Mooers, a biologist at Simon Fraser ...

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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