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The American Arachnological Society (AAS) was founded in August 1972 to promote the study of Spiders (Araneae) and other arachnids, to achieve closer cooperation and understanding between amateur and professional arachnologists. The Society publishes the Journal of Arachnology and the newsletter American Arachnology. The web site presents a photo gallery with pictures of all major arachnid groups. [Information of the supplier, modified]
Academic societies, professional associations, working groupsResource type
The American Entomological Society is the oldest continuously-operating entomological society in the Western Hemisphere, founded on March 1, 1859. The American Entomolgical Society (AES) supports entomological research, education and outreach in the following activities: Publications, Meetings, Annual Insect Field Days, AES Library, Awards for Young Entomologists, Bylaws of AES. [Information of the supplier]
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Since 2000, the Canadian Peregrine Foundation's mandate has been expanded to address the needs of threatened and endangered raptors of all kinds. In 2001 the first efforts were made toward issues of owl conservation. This section of the website will be growing over time as we become more involved with owls, and we welcome your comments and suggestions. [Information of the supplier]
Discipline based websitesResource type
The Hummingbirds Web Site gibt umfassende Auskunft über Kolibris. Neben Informationen zum Verhalten, zu 17 verschiedenen Spezies, zu Nestern und zum Vogelzug werden auch Gedichte, Legenden und Geschichtliches angeboten. [Editorial staff vifabio]
Discipline based websitesResource type
This site is a resource for anyone interested in paleontology, from the professional in the lab to the interested amateur scouting for fossils to the student in any classroom. We have gathered many different resources into this single entry "portal" to paleontological information on the Internet. [Information of the supplier]
Discipline based websitesResource type
This web site supplies an interactive guide on anatomy of spiders (Araneae). There the user can chose special anatomical terms and the structures will be highlighted at a spider picture. Also an interactive spider key, a checklist to the North American Arachnida species, and some information about poisonous spiders are provided. [Editorial staff vifabio]
Discipline based websitesResource type
The Xerces Society is a nonprofit organization that protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat. Established in 1971, the Society is at the forefront of invertebrate protection worldwide. The programs of Xerces are focused on the protection of pollinator, endangered species, aquatic invertebrates and butterflies. The society publishes the Journal Wings: Essays on Invertebrate Conservation. Additionally on this web site a lot of online resources are downloadable ... [Information of the supplier, modified]
Non-governmental organisationsResource type
This meeting will convene thought-leaders from the scientific community, publishers, technology developers, and funding agencies to discuss topics including: Should journal peer review become a transparent and citable form of scholarly communication? Should scientists receive credit for peer review and, if so, how might this be achieved? What are best practices in peer review, how can they be spread? How can we train scientists in scholarly review? Is it possible to overcome inefficiencies and redundancies ... [Information of the supplier]
Conferences and Congresses (current)Resource type
Virginia Tech's Tree Fact Sheets provide concise information on approximately 800 tree species of North America. Fact sheets (with morphological descriptions and photographs) are printable on one sheet of paper. [Editorial staff vifabio]
Factual databases; Picture databasesResource type
The Ways Lichen Photogallery is the first phase in a parallel flora project for the lichens of western North America, north to the Beaufort Sea, south to Baja, and east to the 105th meridian. In its present form our gallery contains only photographs, albeit rather a lot of them: 6510 images of 1533 species in 316 genera. [Information of the supplier]
Picture databasesResource type
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