Biology News
Major Ireland tourism initiative to turn national parks into world class visitor experiences - Blooloop

“They are truly the Wild Heart of Ireland and each site contains unique habitats, flora and fauna, as well as dramatically different landscapes.” She said the aim was not only to attract more visitors but also to “ensure the long term protection of the ...

Letter: Let wolves return for the sake of Utah's ecology and true hunting - Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake Tribune
Utah's “mule deer protection act” is absurd. Of course, mule deer don't need protection from their natural predators. They coevolved with predators long before humans migrated to North America. Ironically, those who value authentic hunting need to be ...

Belt and Road countries to jointly protect biodiversity - Xinhua

Over 300 scientists from countries in South, Southeast, and Central Asia adopted a declaration on biodiversity protection along the Belt and Road at the Eighth Asia-Pacific Forum on Ethnobotany, which closed in Kunming, capital of Yunnan, on Sunday.

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.