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Visual image features of the environment play an important role in the analysis and assessment of relative motion - Science Daily


Science Daily
To investigate how visual parameters such as image patterns, lighting conditions and brightness contrasts modify this capacity, Straka and his colleagues turned to the African clawed frog Xenopus laevis, a popular model system in the field of ...

City lakes support 333 types of flora and fauna - The Hindu


The Hindu
In an increasingly concretised city, where space for trees is at a premium, lakes are not only a critical link in the everyday lives of humans around it, but also for over 333 types of flora and fauna in the eco-system. Despite the severe pollution ...

Editorial: Healthy estuaries essential to health of Seacoast - Foster's Daily Democrat


Foster's Daily Democrat
The Piscataqua Region Watershed, which includes Great Bay and Hampton-Seabrook estuaries, is the heart and vascular system of the Seacoast. Our region depends upon this ecological heart for its physical, social and economic well being. It is the cradle ...

TAXIS - Taxonomic Information System

Houston - United States

Database management system for recording taxa, specimens, characters, and images. Also serves as an interactive identification system.

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Canada

Searchable database of four kingdoms: plant, animal, fungi, monera. Search by scientific or common names, English or French.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
United States

Authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

Rice Information System
China

An integrated information resource and comparative analysis workbench for rice genomics.

Raptor Information System
United States

The RIS is a free searchable catalog of over 38,000 references about the biology and management of birds of prey.

Raptor Information System
United States

A keyworded catalog of over 40,000 references about the biology and management of birds of prey.

Biodiversity Information System
United States

BiodIS, K-State's Biodiversity Information System, is a collaborative project to expose information associated with the University's natural history collections to a diverse group of users. Based largely on the Herbarium and Museum of Entomological and Prairie Arthropod Research, BiodIS is a portal for users of all ages and fields who have an interest in or need for biodiversity data, including taxonomic, geographic, and ecological information, a

International Species Information System
United States

Use abstracts to find the holdings of zoos and other institutions of many wild species, including amphibians, birds, fishes, mammals and reptiles.

Canada

Examines the nature of threats to species, habitats, ecosystems, and landscapes, and seeks to support environmentally sound decision-making and actions affecting the status of biodiversity and landscapes.

United States

Addresses issues related to intellectual property rights in biotechnology and offers a database on Indian patent documents in biotechnology.

Regional Mark Information System
United States

Provides services to international, state, federal, and tribal fishery organizations involved in marking anadromous salmonids throughout the Pacific region.