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2014-02-14 23:25:36

Say “I Love You” with just the right plant for your sweetheart. Miami, Fl (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Flowering plants provide a breath of fresh air

New Endangered Tarantulas Discovered In Brazil
2012-10-31 04:39:58

A new paper, published in ZooKeys, describes nine new species from Central and Eastern Brazil, including four of the smallest arboreal species ever found.

2008-08-06 00:00:20

By JACOB BENNETT Courier & Press staff writer 464-7434 or bennettj@courierpress.com Inside Mesker Park Zoo's new Amazonia rain forest are 50 species of bromeliads, brilliant bloomers that adorn tree trunks, branches and even the rooftop of the research station.

2005-07-12 23:35:00

A new way to monitor the effects of climate change on rainforests is being investigated at Cambridge University. Researchers are using biomarkers in the shape of epiphytes ('air-plants' which grow on other plants) to find out how their photosynthesis and water evaporation have been affected by climate change over the last 50 years.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.