Biology News
Celebrate southern flora and fauna - The Southern Reporter

The Southern Reporter
The Scottish Borders Nature Festival has joined forces with The Dumfries & Galloway Wild Spring Festival (Scotland's largest and longest- running wildlife festival) to celebrate the diversity of flora and fauna that can be discovered throughout the ...

Filling politicians in on biodiversity - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle
This month, the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecoysytems Services (IPBES) concluded its third meeting in the German city of Bonn, and initiated a number of regional asessments in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Pacific. The idea is to ...
Independent European Daily Express

Touro University names new provost - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Alden's academic career began in the sciences after receiving a doctorate in zoology from the University of Florida. Alden said he looked forward to returning to Southern Nevada and working to prepare students to respond to the needs of the community.

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.