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2015-01-16 20:20:44

These candidates have been selected from dozens of qualified applicants as finalists to join a growing global network of accredited Savory Hubs that bring Holistic Management training and consultation

cement company
2015-01-06 14:35:23

Call it eco-blackmail: For the first time ever, a newly-discovered species has been named after a corporation that could decide whether or not it becomes extinct.

2014-12-29 23:01:05

Lemur Conservation Foundation is embarking on a journey to design and build a 4,000 square foot multi-purpose 'Living Building Challenge' facility that will provide a place for visitors

Thirty New Species Of Spider Found In One The Richest Biodiversity Hotspots In China
2014-12-08 03:41:48

Scientists discover 30 new spider species, which constitutes a minor share of what is yet to be found in this biodiversity hotspot.

How Do The Organisms Below-ground Impact Us?
2014-12-01 03:45:20

A new study has pulled together research into the most diverse place on earth to demonstrate how the organisms below-ground could hold the key to understanding how the worlds ecosystems function and how they are responding to climate change.

Stargazer Mysidopsis zsilaveczi
2014-11-24 06:42:32

A newly-discovered species of shrimp living in South African waters has been dubbed the Stargazer Mysid due to the way its large, candy-striped eyes appear to gaze permanently upward.

2014-10-22 23:04:40

A special issue of Rangelands explores California's diverse plant and wildlife species.

Mountain Lions In Southern California Face Genetic Decay
2014-10-10 03:48:04

Cut off by freeways and human development, mountain lions in southern California are facing a severe loss of genetic diversity

The Unexamined Marine Diversity In The 'Coral Triangle'
2014-10-09 03:46:26

Research on zoantharians, a group of animals related to corals and anemones, has demonstrated how little we know about marine diversity in the so-called "center of marine biodiversity" located in the central Indo-Pacific Ocean.


Latest Biodiversity Reference Libraries

Heirloom plant
2013-09-20 13:16:15

Heirloom plants are plants that were grown centuries ago, handed down through the generations, and are still grown today without genetic modification. Heirloom plants maintain their traits year after year even though they are subjected to open pollination. Growing heirlooms is becoming more popular in North America and Europe because of their resistance to disease, pests, and extreme weather. Plants that have been genetically altered through artificial means, otherwise known as hybrids,...

Conservation Biology
2012-05-12 20:05:54

Conservation Biology is a peer-reviewed academic journal of the Society for Conservation Biology. It was established in 1987 and is published by Wiley-Blackwell. Conservation Biology was originally developed to provide a global voice for an emerging discipline. It quickly became the most important journal dealing with the topic of biological diversity. Editor-in-chief is Gary Meffe; managing editor is Ellen Main. Stanley A. Temple, President of the SCB from 1991-1993, said: “The...

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metagrabolized
  • totally perplexed and mixed up.
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