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Sweden ready to invest EUR 15bn in ecology projects - B92

According to a statement from the Serbian Ministry of Environmental Protection, Lundin, who met with Minister Goran Trivan, said his county was ready to invest USD 15 billion in projects dedicated to ecology. Ecology is one of the most important issues ...

Using the right plants can reduce indoor pollution and save energy - Science Daily

Science Daily
In a Review published April 19 in Trends in Plant Science, Frederico Brilli, a plant physiologist at the National Research Council of Italy -- Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection, and colleagues conclude that a better knowledge of plant ...
The Sydney Morning Herald

Make A Simple Leopold Bench - Adirondack Almanack (press release) (blog)

Adirondack Almanack (press release) (blog)
Extending values to go beyond respect for human life, Leopold included the earth, water, flora and fauna into the fold of community protection. Building the bench was an opportunity to learn more about Leopold and talk with other people about our ...

Poison Protection

Philadelphia - United States

Offers information on how the kidneys function in the excretory system.

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    Anatomy - Excretory System

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    Body Systems: Excretory System - The Human Heart: An Online Exploration from The Franklin Institute, made possible by Unisys

Poison Oak
United States

Botanical, toxicological and ethnobotany information, with photographs, on Toxicodendron diversilobum and other related and unrelated plant species containing the toxin urushiol.

What Poison Ivy Looks Like
United States

Includes information, pictures, stories, and facts about poison ivy.

Poison Ivy Information
United States

Information from on this poisonous plant, wrongly classified as Rhus toxicodendron, its description, constituents, medicinal action and uses.

New York Times: There's Poison All Around Us Now
United States

Review of "Silent Spring."

United States

Features basic information including plant identification tips and treatment methods. From the American Academy of Dermatology.

Healthline: Poison Oak
United States

Article about the allergic skin rashes caused by poison ivy, oak, and sumac. Includes description, causes, symptoms, and treatment for the painful plant rashes.

InteliHealth: Poison Ivy
United States

Offers treatment and prevention advice.

Poison Dart Frogs
United States

Images, sounds, and suggestions from a Poison Dart Frog enthusiast.

Toxicodendron radicans: Poison Ivy
United States

Photograph and description of this shrub or vine which secretes a toxic volatile oil, with information on its habitat and range.

Toxicodendron vernix: Poison Sumac
United States

Photographs and description of this shrub or small tree with toxic sap, and information on its habitat and range.