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2013-06-10 10:38:00

Over the years ecologists have shown how biological diversity benefits the health of small, natural communities.

At-risk Bird Species In Brazilian Forest Is Greater Than Previously Thought
2013-05-30 12:03:58

In a study published today in the journal PLOS ONE, a team of researchers led by NJIT Associate Professor Gareth Russell has applied a novel method for linking large-scale habitat fragmentation to population sustainability.

2013-05-29 23:01:24

Heirloom Solutions donates started vegetables, herbs, and flowers to local nursing homes and group homes in hopes of lifting spirits. Thomson, IL (PRWEB) May

2013-05-29 09:39:41

A new study, published 28 May in the open access journal PLOS Biology, has revealed the potential importance of rare species in the functioning of highly diverse ecosystems.

Decline Of Biodiversity On Farms
2013-05-27 09:17:56

A high-ranking UN official recently told a conference of 450 experts in Trondheim, Norway that farmed plants and bred livestock are experiencing sizable losses in biodiversity.

2013-05-24 23:32:37

a Tiger Journal.com continues its three-part interview series with Jean-Christophe Vié, Director of IUCN’s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS - Save Our Species, publishing Part

2013-05-24 23:32:34

Endangered Earth Journal.com has published Part 3 of a three-part interview series with Jean-Christophe Vié, Deputy Director of IUCN’s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS - Save

2013-05-24 23:24:18

Diversity Focus announced today that in 2013 more people in the Creative Corridor have an expanded understanding of diversity.

Top 10 New Species Announced By Scientists
2013-05-23 14:09:02

The top 10 new species list was announced May 23 by the International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University


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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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.