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Campus Lake a living laboratory - The Southern

The Southern
“We have a long-term data set on nutrients coming into the lake, fish populations and invertebrates,” said Marge Brooks, an associate professor of zoology. “We had not only an income of nutrients, but also a saving account. The nutrients were being ...

No place is safe for Africa's hunted forest elephants - Science Magazine

Science Magazine
To save the animals, cross-border law enforcement measures and patrols are urgently needed, the scientists say. They have also called on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora to recognize forest elephants ...
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New NMSU Professor to Research, Teach Dryland Ecology | El ... - El Paso Herald-Post (press release) (registration) (blog)

El Paso Herald-Post (press release) (registration) (blog)
Niall Hanan spent much of his time studying range ecology while conducting his doctorate fieldwork in West Africa. He's familiar with...

Scorpions of Southern Africa

Maidenhead - United Kingdom

Information about scorpions in Africa south of the Zambezi River.

New Insect Order Found in Southern Africa
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

The Society was founded as the Electron Microscopy Society of Southern Africa (EMSSA) in 1962 and became a formal member of IFSEM (the International Federation of Societies for Electron Microscopy) in 1966. The primary objectives of the Society are bullet to further microscopy in the broadest sense in all branches of science bullet to facilitate communication and co-operation between microscopists and with other scientists bullet to ac

European Southern Observatory: Hunting Mirages in the Southern Sky

Discusses the pursuit of cosmic mirages.


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

United States

Description and biology of scorpions from Desert USA.

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

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.