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Kaylie Allen Studies Biology in Peruvian Rainforest - Oswego Daily News

Oswego Daily News
The jaguar sightings were among many exciting moments during the 22-day tropical biology summer field course, which also included a rare glimpse of an anaconda curled up on a tree trunk in the Manu River. After a week in the Andes Mountains, including ...

European forest trees show high levels of biodiversity within one tree species - Phys.Org

Both findings are significant since tree communities with higher levels of biodiversity even within a species are expected to be more stable and have a higher resistance to climate change. 'This can be a good reason to preserve patches of forest with a ...

NSW farmers stepping up tree felling even before land-clearing laws loosened - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald
A spokeswoman for Niall Blair, Minister for Primary Industries, did not address the scale of tree clearing on farms, but said "the proposed Biodiversity Conservation package aims to reverse the decline of biodiversity in NSW because the current system ...

Bengaluru 's changing relationship with ecology - Economic Times

Economic Times
Foaming lakes, vanishing tree cover, fluctuating biodiversity and increasing heat waves give enough proof that Bengaluru has a strenuous relationship with its ecology. While ecologists usually study places less visibly impacted by humans, Harini ...

Country Ecology: Tree swallow population - Conway Daily Sun

Conway Daily Sun
Over the last few years, you may have noticed fewer tree swallows competing for your nest boxes' occupancy, while you earnestly hope to attract a bluebird pair on your open land. Populations of birds that eat flying insects have been dropping at an ...

Foundational Question: Is Biology Engineering? - Discovery Institute

Discovery Institute
It's easy for the tree to fade into the background and not be thought of as an engineered object, but modern biology compels us to rethink that view. In fact, life bears all the marks of the finest engineering, Engineering is about harnessing nature's ...

The Incredible Coincidence of a Poisonous Tree Growing Next to Its Antidote - Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura
Indigenous people of the world have long stood as pioneers in the trial and error science of jungle-pharmacology. North America has its own remedy for urushiol infections usually caused by poison ivy, an herb called impatiens capensis or jewelweed.

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.

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

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)

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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