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Bradley students catch hands-on marine-biology lesson - ThisWeek Community News


ThisWeek Community News
Holland was among 20 students who practiced hands-on marine-biology skills with staff members from Ohio State University's School of Environment and Natural Resources on May 9 at a natural pond at Latham Park, on the west side of Cosgray Road just ...

Adapt or die: Can evolution outrun climate change? - CBS News


CBS News
Across the planet, animal and plant species are on the run. A rapidly changing climate is shifting when and where plants blossom, and forcing creatures big and small to migrate and learn new tactics for survival. It's a trend that's likely to ...

Clear cutting our future - Cape Cod Times


Cape Cod Times
Reaching into nature like the tendrils of some giant squid, humanity throws off the long-established natural balance, sometimes accidentally giving rise to invasive species against which the indigenous flora and fauna have no defenses. This, coupled ...

Species, Speciation, and the Environment

Woodbine - United States

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

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Identifies and lists Australia's threatened flora and fauna as well as its threatened ecological communities.

Wikipedia: Speciation
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Hyperlinked article about the appearance of a new species of life.

Models of Speciation
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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.

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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?

Kimball's Biology Pages: Speciation
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Outlines to role of geographic isolation, ecological opportunity, hybridization, competition, and adaptive radiation in the formation of new species.