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What else the border wall would keep out: biodiversity - Big Think (blog)


Big Think (blog)
A new study, published in the journal BioScience, claims that over 1,500 species of flora and fauna would be eradicated if this wall is erected. To date, nearly 2,800 scientists have signed a petition stating that this sort of environmental destruction ...

UGA researcher uses cellular biology to target lethal parasites - Online Athens


Online Athens
“In some areas, you have 50 to 60 percent of people who are infected with Chagas disease,” said Docampo, the Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Cellular Biology. This obscenely high disease burden strains developing nations' resources by ...

New scholarship open to marine biology, environmental students - The Guam Daily Post


The Guam Daily Post
Students pursuing a career in marine biology or environmental science can apply for the More Like Jimmy Scholarship, which will award up to $4,000 per year, per student. An anonymous donor has pledged to award up to $10,000 in total awards each year, ...

United Nations Environmental Program - Biodiversity Programme

Rotterdam - Netherlands

Addresses four main issues: biotechnology and biosafety, biodiversity strategy, forests and other ecosystems, and ecosystem conservation.

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United Animal Nations
Canada

Protecting animals in danger or in need and focusing global attention on their plight.

Finnish Biodiversity Research Programme (FIBRE)
Finland

A multidisciplinary six-year research programme focusing on biological, socio-economic and legal aspects of biodiversity.

United Kingdom

Ecological consultancy located in the North West of England. Services offered include protected and invasive species surveys, habitat surveys, habitat design and creation, pipeline surveys and tree surveys.

United Kingdom Environmental Mutagen Society
United Kingdom

UKEMS is the UK branch of the European Environmental Mutagen Society (EEMS), representing scientists involved in research on genetic damage caused by environmental agents (chemicals and radiation). It encompasses academic research into mechanisms and consequences of DNA damage, DNA repair and mutagenesis, and applications of this knowledge to the testing of novel pharmaceutical, industrial and agricultural chemicals for genotoxic effects. The emp

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]

United States

Promoted biodiversity conservation in many of the world's most biologically diverse areas. Operated from 1989-2001 as a consortium of World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy, and World Resources Institute.

Environmental Monitoring Program
Canada

Environmental Monitoring program is envisioned for sterile and non-sterile health care (Microbioogy Laboratories), and food industries and any other sterile environment based industries.

Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP)
United States

Voluntary, public/private program to reduce risks from the use of pesticides.

United States

Examining the role of the zebra mussel in promoting nuisance blooms of the potentially toxic blue-green alga Microcystis on Saginaw Bay and the effects of these blooms on the ecosystem and the mussels themselves.

Marine Biotoxins Program - Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research
United States

Providing research-based solutions to problems involving marine biotoxins and harmful algal blooms.