Biology News
Ancient human sites may have distorted our understanding of the Amazon's natural ecology - Mongabay.com


Mongabay.com
When today's scientists examine the forest's ecology, they are primarily looking within environments where ancient native peoples lived, cleared land, and cultivated crops. These relatively “young” areas of rainforest are still recovering from human ...

David Attenborough Warns Great Barrier Reef Will be Dead by 2100, But Could Veganism Save It? - LIVEKINDLY


LIVEKINDLY
Generally, every time coral undergoes bleaching, it requires 10 years to recover, however the Great Barrier Reef suffered 4 back-to-back bleaching events, leaving no time for recovery. Last year, two-thirds of shallow water corals were completely lost ...

Whale carcass removed from Kaneohe Bay reef - Honolulu Star-Advertiser


Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Concerned about the carcass attracting sharks, officials from DLNR, MCBH, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the University of Hawaii's Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology and local salvage experts decided to tow the carcass, which had ...

Rainforest and Reef

Laguna Niguel - United States

Field Courses in Rainforest and Marine Ecology, held in South America, Central America, Canada and Australia.

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United States

Personal diving account.

Reef Environment Education Foundation (REEF)
United States

Volunteer research program by recreational divers who take surveys of the world's coral reefs. About the project and its findings.

Rainforest Reptiles
United States

Notes on the reproductive biology of reptiles, the amniotic egg and reptilian health problems. Also images and details of some Australian reptiles.

Rainforest Kinkajou
Germany

Factsheet on Potos flavus, also known as the honey or sugar bear.

Rainforest Platypus
United States

Rainforest Platypus, photos and text. Courtesy of Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodge, Atherton Tableland, Far North Queensland, Australia

Exotic Rainforest
United States

Private botanical garden maintained by Steve and Janice Lucas in Arkansas, U.S. offers extensive online images of exotic and rare aroids such as Philodendron and Anthurium.

Rainforest Habitat
Australia

Environmental wildlife sanctuary in Port Douglas, North Queensland.

Masoala Rainforest
Switzerland

Unique ecosystem project of the Zurich Zoo, creating a snapshot of Madagascan rainforest in Switzerland.

Rainforest Echidna
United States

Description and photos of Tachyglossus aculeatus, courtesy of Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodge, Atherton Tableland, Far North Queensland.

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea's largest zoological institution. Find out about its work in the areas of environmental education, research and training, species on exhibit, and visiting.