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Flora and fauna of Vadnais Lake - Press Pubs


Press Pubs
Numerous flora and fauna were spotted along the shores of Vadnais Lake in Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park on a June afternoon. The lake is home to wild iris of the Southern Blueflag variety. The flower is one of two irises native to Minnesota.

Price Visit to Beaufort Includes a Sea Tour and Lessons in Marine Biology - Duke Today


Duke Today
Duke President Vincent Price and his wife, Annette, made their first visit to the Duke Marine Lab this past weekend and met with Duke faculty and students to get a close look at marine research on the coast. The Prices also met with local officials and ...

Free for All: The Five Best Free Events This Week - Westword


Westword
Spend the Centennial State's 142nd anniversary at Barr Lake State Park, admiring the flora and fauna at the Colorado Day BioBlitz. Presented in coordination with Anythink Libraries' Backyard Wilderness exhibition at Wright Farms, as BioBlitz you can ...

Speciation in Rapidly Diverging Systems: Lessons From Lake Malawi

Durham - United States

Examines the cichlid fishes of Lake Malawi, which have radiated from a single ancestor into more than 400 species over the past 700,000 years.

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Cichlid Fishes of Lake Malawi
United States

Frequently asked questions about Malawi Cichlids and their classification, species flocks, and the lake itself.

Biology Lessons for Prospective and Practicing Teachers
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Lessons and experiments for elementary school teachers.

Wikipedia: Speciation
United States

Hyperlinked article about the appearance of a new species of life.

Models of Speciation
United States

Historical phenomenon that is a fundamental issue in evolutionary biology.

Evolution 101: Speciation
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Allows readers to explore different ways to define a species and learn about the various processes through which speciation can occur.

Biology Century: Speciation
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Covers what a species is, modes of speciation, and rates of speciation.

Observed Instances of Speciation
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FAQ discussing several instances where speciation has been observed.

Species, Speciation, and the Environment
United States

Article by Niles Eldredge outlining how environment change plays a major role in the evolution of species.

Ensatina eschscholtzi: Speciation in Progress
United States

Classic example of Darwinian evolution. This lungless salamander is now in the process of splitting into two or more species by means of gradualism.

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Addresses the question: What is a species, and what are the different ways it can be defined?