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He's led safaris in Africa, lectured in the Antarctic and now works as medical director for Channel - Ventura County Star

Ventura County Star
He went to medical school, became a surgeon and ended up working in emergency rooms, partly because it allowed him to take off blocks of time to work in marine biology. "Trauma surgery and emergency room medicine are extremely stressful," Rennie said ...

Book review: the marine mammal observer's handbook - Southern Fried Science

Southern Fried Science
Although intended for MMOs, it also serves as a useful primer for graduate students studying marine mammal biology, or environmental consultants, or even naval personnel who need a crash course in underwater noise. The first chapter of the book has a ...

Report: EU Policies Put Biodiversity, US Forests at Risk - Natural Resources Defense Council

Natural Resources Defense Council
While blunt in its assessment of the environmental consequences of EU biomass policies on forests and biodiversity in the Southern U.S., an analysis of the full climate impacts of burning woody biomass for energy is outside the scope of the report. The ...

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.