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Kill Those Invaders or Welcome Them? Scientists Split Over Invasive Species - Haaretz


Haaretz
Do you wage an all-out war against invaders — or do you treat them with compassion? The question is a burning one — at least among environmentalists, scientists and government agencies in Israel trying to develop a strategy for handling invasive species.

Scientists race to name unknown species before biodiversity disappears - Deutsche Welle


Deutsche Welle
This week, experts are meeting in Medellin, Colombia to discuss what governments can do to tackle the "unprecedented threats" to biodiversity. As a species, we have reshaped our planet in ways that could precipitate an unprecedented extinction crisis.

Plant Biology is a Gateway - Hackaday


Hackaday
The process of staining can be found in a biology textbook, and some people learn best by reading, but we haven't read a manual that makes a rudimentary lab seem like the wardrobe to Narnia, so he gets credit for that. Admittedly, you have to handle a ...

Plant Species-Level Systematics Symposium

Leiden - Netherlands

Topics covered include species radiations, molecular evolution, multiple genomes, and identification and diagnostics. Contains program, online registration, tourist information, and related links. Leiden, The Netherlands.

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World's Boreal Forests: Animal and Plant Species
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Fact sheets and photos for mammals, birds, trees and other plants of boreal regions.

Across Trophic Level System Simulation
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A simulation system for the Everglades and Big Cypress Swamp (USA).

Biological Effects of Low Level Exposures
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Studies dose-response relationships to toxic agents, pharmaceuticals, and natural products over wide dosage ranges in in vitro, and in vivo systems, including human populations.

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Illustration of Prion Replication and Spread at the Cellular Level
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Peptide Symposium
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4th International and 29th European organized from Geneva, Switzerland. Details of six day meeting in Gdansk, Poland.

Northwest Algal Symposium
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Phycologists from the Northwestern United States and Western Canada: includes contact and activity information.

International Herpetological Symposium
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Provides a yearly symposium for the dissemination of data and research pertaining to amphibians and reptiles.