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Thought Antarctica's biodiversity was doing well? Think again - Science Daily


Science Daily
Twenty-three experts involved in the study "Antarctica and the strategic plan for biodiversity," recently published in PLoS Biology, debunked the popular view that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are in a better environmental shape than the rest of ...

Biodiversity hit by depletion in West Africa hotspot - BirdLife International


BirdLife International
Intensified pressure on natural resources by human beings is having a damaging effect on biodiversity in the Guinean Forests of West Africa hotspot, and could lead to a loss of countless ecosystem services to humanity and biodiversity in the region, ...

Thought Antarctica's biodiversity was doing well? Think again ... - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are not in better environmental shape than the rest of the world.

Scorpions of Southern Africa

Maidenhead - United Kingdom

Information about scorpions in Africa south of the Zambezi River.

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United States

Description and image of an insect discovered in Namibia that resembles a cross between a stick insect, a mantid, and a grasshopper.

South Africa

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European Southern Observatory: Hunting Mirages in the Southern Sky
Germany

Discusses the pursuit of cosmic mirages.

Scorpions
Australia

The characteristics of these creatures, their life cycle, feeding and habitat, with illustrations.

Scorpions
United States

Description and biology of scorpions from Desert USA.

Scorpions
South Africa

Photographs and general information including classification, habits and behavior and reproduction.

European Scorpions
United Kingdom

Information and images of scorpions found in the UK and the continent.

Pseudoscorpionidae: False Scorpions
Australia

An introduction with illustrations of Synsphyronus niger and Synsphyronus absitus.

Larval Orientation in Scorpions
United States

Warren Savary's technical article about the way scorpion moms carry their babies.

United States

Scorpions are among the most feared animals. Luis F. de Armas explains some of the misconceptions about them and provides some interesting records and data.