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2013-07-02 23:23:24

The Life, Earth and Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com provides 36 million references including 11 million summaries in the basic and applied biological, geographical and agricultural sciences.

Mapping Out How To Protect Species And Preserve Biodiversity
2013-06-27 13:20:33

In stunning color, new biodiversity research from North Carolina State University maps out priority areas worldwide that hold the key to protecting vulnerable species and focusing conservation efforts.

2013-06-26 16:58:42

New research from the University of Guelph, published Tuesday in the journal Biodiversity and Conservation, says that allowing industrial extraction in a northern Ontario old-growth red pine forest – the largest remaining in the world – would significantly threaten biodiversity in Canada.

Young Students Challenged To Catch Bugs
2013-06-24 07:44:59

Spiders, beetles and worms might look creepy, but these creatures tell us a lot about biodiversity. Students are being challenged to count the creepy-crawlies’ eyes, legs and antennae and compare them with specimens found by astronauts on an underground adventure in September.

2013-06-21 13:05:27

The death of individual species is not the only concern for biologists worried about groups of animals, such as frogs or the "big cats," going extinct.

Biodiversity In Aquatic Environments Significantly Reduced By Pesticides
2013-06-18 07:43:13

The pesticides, many of which are currently used in Europe and Australia, are responsible for reducing the regional diversity of invertebrates in streams and rivers by up to 42 percent

Lepidium Flora Perching On The Cliffs Of New Zealand Faces Extinction Threats
2013-06-17 12:16:09

In a new extensive study scientists explore the diversity within the New Zealand Lepidiums oleraceum and allied species.

2013-06-11 13:25:51

Although scientists have known since the middle of the 19th century that the tropics are teeming with species while the poles harbor relatively few, the origin of the most dramatic and pervasive biodiversity on Earth has never been clear.

Celebrity Animals Stealing Conservation Money From Ugly Plants
2013-06-11 11:25:51

All over the world, animal and plant species are being threatened by extinction, likely at the hand of humans encroaching on their ecosystem or affecting the environment in some other way.


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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chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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