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Ecology under threat - The Daily Star


The Daily Star
Timber trees are replacing fruit and medicinal trees in the district and adjacent areas, posing threat to ecological balance. People are more interested to plant timber trees that can be sold for good prices when those mature after 20 to 30 years, said ...

Fake caterpillars scattered on trees around Montreal as part of biodiversity study - CBC.ca


CBC.ca
Montreal researchers are putting 800 fake caterpillars made out of modelling clay on trees around Montreal's southwest neighbourhood in an attempt to learn more about invasive species and biodiversity in the city. The idea is to attract predators, like ...

Brazil's plant biodiversity still not fully present in its seed banks - Mongabay.com


Mongabay.com
Boasting 54 hectares (133 acres) and more than 7,000 trees and plants, it is a favorite spot for visitors to roam and discover some of Brazil's impressive biodiversity. But in addition to being a calming, beautiful green space for leisure, the Rio de ...

RainforestEducation.com: Rainforest Trees and the Canopy

United States

Introduction to the rainforest canopy, including plants and animals, with photographs.

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Peru: Rainforest Canopy Walkway
United States

Slideshow from a trip in 2001.

Trees in Proximity to Canopy Access Locations
United Kingdom

Survey of trees at the Danum Valley Field Centre, Malaysian Borneo. Photographs of walkways, platforms, and a tower.

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.