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Researchers Reveal Nine Steps To Save Waterways
2014-01-31 13:55:37

The key to clean water and sustainable fisheries is to follow nine guiding principles of water management, says a team of Canadian biologists.

2014-01-29 11:17:50

Ever since the nineteenth century scientists have recognized that some regions contain more species than others, and that the tropics are richer in biodiversity than temperate regions.

Fungi Plays Role As Rainforest 'Diversity Police'
2014-01-23 12:54:43

The Oxford University-led research found that fungi regulate diversity in rainforests by making dominant species victims of their own success.

2014-01-21 08:24:00

BOZEMAN, Mont. and CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Turner Endangered Species Fund (TESF) and the E.O.

2014-01-15 23:02:01

BlendCard Launch Promotes Local Business & Diversity (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 We live in a unique time where the concept “Buy Local” is becoming

Genes And Calls Reveal Greater Diversity Of Amazon Frog Species
2014-01-15 15:12:22

Amazonian biodiversity has been studied for hundreds of years. Despite this long history of exploration, new studies are resulting in the discovery of a large number of new species. The key of these discoveries lies in the use of advanced new tools for species detection.

2014-01-14 23:20:58

As we begin this new year, Diversity Focus wants to be clear about the unique direction our organization is heading and the strategies we are using to get there. Cedar

2014-01-13 23:19:58

Former news anchor Gabe Erickson brought on board. Cedar Rapids, Iowa (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Diversity Focus is strengthening our team, as we continue

Plants Develop Competitive Strategies In Extreme Desert Environments
2014-01-01 06:53:13

Plants in extreme desert environments develop effective strategies to compete for the area’s limited resources, according to new research out of the University of Arizona, published in the American Journal of Botany.

Marine Mammal Diversity Can Be Monitored Accurately With DNA
2013-12-30 16:05:20

Researchers have collaborated to determine whether or not DNA barcoding could be useful for monitoring marine mammal biodiversity. They determined that it could be a useful method in conjunction with a stranding network.


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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cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.