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Anatomy of a tragedy: Duck boat, weather warnings went unheeded - TribDem.com


TribDem.com
BRANSON, Mo. – As perhaps tens of thousands of tourists have done before, Monica Faram stepped aboard a duck boat with her family, her two young daughters particularly eager to see both the man-made and natural sights of one of the area's most ...
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A sugar rush of DNA methylation - Nature.com


Nature.com
Diabetes predisposes to cancer development, but the molecular mechanisms underlying this tumour-promoting effect are poorly understood. Wu et al. now show that elevated glucose levels, which are a hallmark of diabetes, are directly linked to decreased ...

Hidden gem: Exploring an unspoiled natural retreat - The Daily Progress


The Daily Progress
Fortune's Cove lies along the Piedmont and Blue Ridge regions of Virginia and hosts “a unique collection of fauna from both areas,” according to the Nature Conservancy website. The combination of plant species within the preserve is “extremely rare ...

Somerset Levels and Moors Natural Area

Leeds - United Kingdom

English Nature provides an introduction to these wetlands, their wildlife habitats and the main issues they face. [PDF]

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Somerset Moth Group
United Kingdom

The group aims to record and study the moths of this area of the UK and to promote interest in these fascinating creatures.

The Impact of Environmental Levels of Aquatic Contaminants on Atlantic Salmon
United Kingdom

Research into the impact of agricultural pesticides on sensitive stages of the life history of Salmonids. [PDF]

Map of Biodiversity Levels of Karst Landforms in the United States
United States

Summarizes evaluations of biodiversity associated with caves and related features. [jpeg image]

Moths of the Ottawa Area
United States

Photographs by Lynn Scott of live moths in Dunrobin, Ontario, Canada.

Canada

Volunteer to conduct an area frog survey or just look over the wealth of information available here.

Dothan Area Botanical Gardens
United States

50-acre partially wooded park designed to preserve the early southern garden in an environment that presents native plants in an attractive balance with traditional botanical garden elements. Dothan, Alabama, USA.

Bay Area Mycological Society
United States

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, group to educate the public about edible and poisonous wild mushrooms.

Bay Area Mycological Society
United States

This organisation provides mushroom information and activities and is based in the San Francisco Bay area. A detailed description of Amanita velosa with photographs.

Dothan Area Botanical Gardens
United States
Baltimore/Washington D.C. Area Chapter
United States

Rescuing abandoned rabbits and finding them permanent homes.