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Ecology under threat - The Daily Star


The Daily Star
Timber trees are replacing fruit and medicinal trees in the district and adjacent areas, posing threat to ecological balance. People are more interested to plant timber trees that can be sold for good prices when those mature after 20 to 30 years, said ...

Fake caterpillars scattered on trees around Montreal as part of biodiversity study - CBC.ca


CBC.ca
Montreal researchers are putting 800 fake caterpillars made out of modelling clay on trees around Montreal's southwest neighbourhood in an attempt to learn more about invasive species and biodiversity in the city. The idea is to attract predators, like ...

Brazil's plant biodiversity still not fully present in its seed banks - Mongabay.com


Mongabay.com
Boasting 54 hectares (133 acres) and more than 7,000 trees and plants, it is a favorite spot for visitors to roam and discover some of Brazil's impressive biodiversity. But in addition to being a calming, beautiful green space for leisure, the Rio de ...

Trees and Shrubs of Ontario

Peterborough - Canada

Designed to assist those interested in learning some of the common trees and shrubs found in the province.

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Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of North Carolina
United States

Photographs and information on over 400 species, identification key, and full species list for the state.

United States

Discussion of tree and shrub care and specific insect and disease problems, with photographs.

Ontario
Canada

Provides general information, history of the organization, pamphlets, wildlife information, games, and more.

Tallgrass Ontario
United States

This action oriented network of organizations and individuals seeks to identify, conserve, manage and restore tallgrass prairie, savanna and related ecological communities in Ontario, Canada.

Bio Ontario
Canada

Resource for biotechnology information, including companies, biomedical and genomic research, incubation, venture capital and technology transfer.

Odonata of Ontario
Canada

Species lists, photos and distribution for 161 species of damselflies and dragonflies in Ontario.

Canada

Profiles of local species. Includes information about their habitats and conservation.

Ontario Genomics Institute
Canada

Not-for-profit corporation focused on world-class genomics research. It cultivates, funds and manages large-scale genomics projects and the genomics resources they create. Toronto, Canada.

Ontario Hummingbird Project
United States

The objective of this project is to learn about the life cycle of Ontario's hummingbirds especially the ruby-throated hummingbird.

Explore Ontario's Biodiversity
Canada

Includes a field guide to some of the common local animals and regional lists and species profiles of the plant and animal species at risk.