Biology News
Scientists Examine Novel Options to Save Coral Reefs - Eos


Eos
Knowlton is a coral reef biologist and the Sant Chair for Marine Science at the Smithsonian Institution. She is also a senior scientist emeritus at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. “We are faced with a situation here even in reefs which ...

Visitors to Okinawa invited to be citizen scientists as tourism takes its toll on coral - The Japan Times


The Japan Times
“The divers and snorkelers showed absolutely no concern for the flora and fauna of the reef. Everywhere I looked, people were stepping on the reef and kicking and crushing fragile coral colonies.” The United Nations Environment Programme recommends a ...

Volunteers use oyster shells to protect park battered by Harvey - The Keene Sentinel


The Keene Sentinel
Lopez, who was visiting his girlfriend, a TAMU-Corpus Christi student studying marine biology, said he enjoyed wading into the bay that borders the park with the other volunteers to build a new oyster reef. “I was like, 'Hey, why not?' We don't have a ...

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.