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From Livescience.Com: Photos Of The Sonoran Desert In Bloom.
Science & Tech  (tags: Botany, Horticulure,, Sonoran desert, Springtime, Bloom, Ocotilla, Cholla, Prickly Pear, Aridity, climate, environment, humans, news, science, scientists, world )

- 376 days ago -
Botany, Horticulture. And because I live in the Sonoram Desert of Arizona...I could not resist sharing this scientific news article that shows the natural beauty with which I am surrounded. Enjoy. Please note, comment and forward.
Hawaii-Big Island Forest And Wildlife Threatened By Volcano
Science & Tech  (tags: Volcanology, Ornithology, Zoology, Botany, Foresty, Hawaii, Volcano, Habitat Loss, Forest, Birds, Flora, Fauna, animals, environment, news, research, science, scientists, world )

- 380 days ago -
Forestry managers on Hawaii island report over 1/3 total acreage of Malama Ki Forest Reserve has been impacted Current and further expected loss of forest habitat threatens unique avian populations.
The Intelligence of Plants
Science & Tech  (tags: Herbalogy, Botany, Stephen Harrod Buhner, Faculty, Rockie Mountain Center For Botanic Studi, Nervous System of Plants, Self Awarness of climate, discovery, habitat, humans, investigation, research, science, scientists, study )

- 467 days ago -
This article is based on an interview with Stephen Harrod Buhner a herbalogist in private practice and former faculty member at Rocky Mountain Center for Botanic Studies in Boulder, Colorado.
"Little Shop of Horrors" Plants Found Their Groove
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, interesting, investigation, botany, research, science )

- 837 days ago -
How did the pitcher plants around the world figure that out?
Britains Oldest Tree, the Fortingall Yew, Is Undergoing a Sex Change
Science & Tech  (tags: botany, UK )

- 1325 days ago -
The oldest tree in Britain is undergoing a sex change after 5,000 years, according to botanists. The Fortingall Yew is thought to be older than Stonehenge.
UK Scientists Plan to Grow Lettuce on Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, botany, Lettuce, Mars, biotechnology )

- 1631 days ago -
A team of scientists have created a plan to grow lettuce on Mars, and it has been short-listed to be included in a future space flight to the red planet. The project, being run at the University of Southampton, aims to put the first life on Mars by
A New Lifeform Takes Root on the ISS, VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: VIDEO, science, technology, botany, space station, plants in space, gravity, weightlessness )

- 1878 days ago -
It's spring, and all around the northern hemisphere gardeners are planting seeds, tilling soil, and watering crops. Imagine a gardener's surprise, however, if water from the hose, instead of hitting the soil and sinking in, floated up to the sky. Or if
Plants Revived After 400 Years in Ice
Science & Tech  (tags: botany, plants, Mars, colonization, space, scientists, research, science, investigation, environment, discovery, astronomy )

- 2212 days ago -
Plants that managed to re-grow after centuries buried under Arctic glaciers could prove useful for would-be pioneers hoping to explore life on other planets, research from a team of Canadian scientists has found.
Tree Cloning for a Cleaner Future
Science & Tech  (tags: Tree clone, cloning, ancient trees, oaks, sequoia, environment, eco friendly, conservation, David Milarch, cleans spirited, carbon dioxide, oxygen, botany, climate, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, greenhousegases, globalwarming )

- 3018 days ago -
A non profit group called Archangel Ancient Tree Archive is collecting genetic material from the world's most ancient trees in an effort to replant clones and restore our ancient forests while also cleansing our environment by absorbing carbon dioxide.
Botanical A-Z Via Kew: British Experts Complete Database of Every Plant Name on the Planet - All 1.25million of Them
Science & Tech  (tags: Botany, plants, plant name, plant species )

- 3092 days ago -
Today, experts from Britain and the U.S have taken a step to resolving the issue by publishing the most comprehensive list of land plant species ever compiled.
'Bumper Year' for Botanical Finds
Science & Tech  (tags: botany, rainforest trees, tiny fungi, wild coffee plants, science, nature )

- 3467 days ago -
Giant rainforest trees, tiny fungi and wild coffee plants are among almost 300 species that have been described by UK botanists for the first time in 2009.
Top 50 Botany Blogs
Science & Tech  (tags: Botany, Biology, Science, Gardeners, Plants )

- 3471 days ago -
Visit these top 50 botany blogs to get a behind the scenes peek at the exciting world of plant science. Blogs are written by everyone from horticulturalists, professional gardeners, graduate students, and real-life botanists.
World's First Ever 'Self-Watering' Plant Discovered in Israel
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, botany, water, desert heat, plants under stress, plants )

- 3640 days ago -
Scientists have discovered the world's first 'self-watering' plant in Israel's Negev desert - one of the driest regions on earth.
Giant Palm Tree Can Be Seen From Space - Madagascar
Science & Tech  (tags: Madagascar, palm, new species, species, find, botany, discovery )

- 4171 days ago -
BOTANISTS say they have identified a new species of palm that is so enormous it can be spotted from space and whose bizarre life cycle requires the plant to kill itself after it has flowered. The gigantic, pyramid-shaped plant was discovered accidentally
Fossil Cashew Nuts From the Eocene of Europe Was Important Link Between Africa and South America
Science & Tech  (tags: research, discovery, environment, eocene, evolution, fossils, botany, biology, interesting )

- 4261 days ago -
Researchers examined fossil remains found in the Messel oil shales,near Darmstadt,Germany,which are dated to about 47-million years ago.This new data indicates that Europe may be an important biogeographic link between Africa and the New World.

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