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From Drone Swarms to Tree Batteries, New Tech Is Revolutionizing Ecology and Conservation - Singularity Hub


Singularity Hub
Understanding Earth's species and ecosystems is a monumentally challenging scientific pursuit. But with the planet in the grip of its sixth mass extinction event, it has never been a more pressing priority. To unlock nature's secrets, ecologists turn ...

Vocal neurons encode evolution of frog calls - Science Daily


Science Daily
A study of two closely-related frog species reveals a population of neurons that give rise to the unique mating calls of each species. Published in JNeurosci, the findings suggest that changes in the properties of these cells over the course of ...

Scientists race to name unknown species before biodiversity disappears - Deutsche Welle


Deutsche Welle
This week, experts are meeting in Medellin, Colombia to discuss what governments can do to tackle the "unprecedented threats" to biodiversity. As a species, we have reshaped our planet in ways that could precipitate an unprecedented extinction crisis.

Verticillium Wilts in Tree Species

Wageningen - Netherlands

Information from an EU-funded research project including a compendium on Verticillium wilts in trees (pdf-format), links to the participating groups and a description of ongoing research.

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Complete List of Palm Tree Species
United States

Horticultural and conservation research tool which includes a current list of all the palms of the world.

United States

Links to reports, articles, and books dedication to the subject of speciation.

Hippeastrum Species and Species Hybrids
United States

Information on this genus and photographs of a great many species from the International Bulb Society.

What Tree is That?
United States

Resources from the National Arbor Day Foundation for identifying trees and leaves in the Eastern, Central, and Western United States.

What Tree Is It?
United States

You see an unknown tree. Or perhaps you've found part of a tree, and you want to know what kind of tree it came from. The focus is on common trees of Ohio.

How Does Water go Up in a Tree?
United States

Abstract of a study by Charles M. Redman on the fluid dynamics of plants.

Tree-Identification.com
United States

Provides information about the general identification of trees as well as more specific techniques for a limited number of species. Includes information about dendrology.

United Kingdom

Site for The Dendrologist, a quarterly magazine. Also contains tree tips and a record of the dates of upcoming dendrology events in the UK.

Tree Puzzle
Austria

Computer program to reconstruct phylogenetic trees from molecular sequence data by maximum likelihood.

Includes brief botany and description. Also notes on cultivation, and pest and diseases relevant to Sri Lanka.