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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 ...

Biodiversity portal launches weeklong campaign - Times of India


Times of India
PUDUCHERRY: The India Biodiversity Portal has launched a week-long 'Neighbourhood trees campaign' from April 22 to commemoratie the Earth Day and to document tree species across the country. The campaign, which is on till April 28, aims to collect ...

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 ...

Decreasing biodiversity affects productivity of remaining plants - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
Empirical evidence from Alaska's boreal forest suggests that every 1 percent reduction in overall plant diversity could render an average of .23 percent decline in individual tree productivity. Credit: Todd Paris/UAF. When plant biodiversity declines ...
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Students promote biodiversity with bird houses - Delphos Herald


Delphos Herald
Ottoville High School students in Susan Jones' Environmental Science class recently erected four new Tree Swallow houses in their outdoor Land Lab located on the west bank of the Little Auglaize River. From left, Dana Eickholt, Annie Lindeman, Joel ...

Environment: Expanding rubber-tree plantations seen as huge threat to ... - Summit County Citizens Voice


Summit County Citizens Voice
Meeting the demand will require up to 8.5 million hectares of additional rubber plantations, but expansion on this scale will have “catastrophic” biodiversity impacts, with globally threatened unique species and ecosystems all at risk the researchers ...
Odisha Sun Times
Business Standard

Nepal's community forests fight poverty and destruction - Deutsche Welle


Deutsche Welle
From low-lying grasslands and steamy subtropical jungles, to soaring snowy peaks and pine forests, Nepal is a country of dramatic extremes. This tiny mountain nation is disproportionately rich in biodiversity - but it is also home to some of the world ...

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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