Wildlife and W Guide - Resources and Review

The commercial arm of the BBC Natural History unit. Includes a collection of 10,000 online images which are available for unlimited use on payment of a single fee.
Diagram illustrating the different stages of several species' life cycles, including the Karner Blue butterfly, dwarf wedgemussel, Chinook salmon, Indiana bat, and the grizzly bear.
Presents online versions of the Hinterland Who's Who series of 60 second television programmes, educating the public on the importance of wildlife conservation, broadcast since the 1960s. Also features fact sheets on various species highlighted in the series, divided into birds and mammals.
The Nature Conservancy manages more than 1,500 nature preserves and protects more than nine million acres of wildlife habitat. Includes a full text magazine plus news and information on events and programs.
An educational service and interactive forum where those interested in environmental estrogens and other environmental hormones can find accurate, and timely information. Environmental Estrogens (EE) are a wide variety of natural compounds and synthetic chemicals that may mimic natural estrogen hormones. EEs and other environmental hormones have been associated with growth, reproductive and other health problems in wildlife and laboratory animals and may also affect human health.
Annotated article providing background information on the history of environmental contamination, a primer on sources of pollution in the environment, and brief descriptions of how pollution threatens people and wildlife.
Aims to conserve, protect, and enhance fish and wildlife and their habitats for the benefit of the American people. Major responsibilities are migratory birds, endangered species, freshwater fish, the National Wildlife Refuge System, wetlands, conserving habitat and environmental contaminants.
Collection of wildlife and wilderness paintings by Canadian and other international artists, being arranged into a permanent museum showcase.
Provides data and analysis needed to enhance decisions on land
use affecting Colorado's animals, plants, and natural communities. Includes information on wildlife and their habitats, vegetation, Colorado Natural Heritage Program data, priorities for habitat protection and management, wildlife populations and natural communities likely to be affected by development, and maps showing patterns of housing density in particular areas. Also offers details of biology, life history, and habitat requirements of various wildlife species.
Collection of bibliographic details featuring author, title, date of publication, page references, an abstract, and keywords for materials relating to biological populations and white
tailed deer. Also provides a decade by decade summary of deer monitoring techniques, and a discussion of the suitability of such methods. An alphabetical author index is provided.
News and information on the wildlife of the Shetland Isles, including marine life, birds, insects, and amphibians. Features photographs of each species, and details of the Shetland Biological Records Centre. The resource is keyword searchable.
Since 1912 the Wildlife Trusts have been speaking out for nature in Britain and are a network of 47 Wildlife Trusts, 50 Urban Wildlife Groups and Wildlife Watch (junior branch) covering all of the UK.
Research information on the quantitative ecological requirements for sustainable wildlife populations. Includes biological resources arranged by type, taxon and geography, and a searchable database of selected publications. Full text, figures, tables, appendices and citations are provided for each article.
A voluntary enterprise to provide a good resource for practical conservation on the Web. Most of the information available on Naturenet relates to the UK, particularly England.
A magazine about wildlife in the Arabian peninsula. Includes full text articles on satellite tracking, butterflies, conservation, greater flamingos, the Red Sea, flowers of south
west Saudi Arabia, Arabia's desert mice, and whale research.
Offers advice on what to do when an injured or orphaned animal is found, first aid tips, hints on how to deal with nuisance wildlife such as bats, house mice, moles and woodpeckers, and information about health hazards associated with handling wildlife.
All kinds of information about frogs, both silly and scientific. Includes images, frog calls, song lyrics and stories about frogs, articles on topics such as anatomy and dissection, declining amphibian populations, species information and resources on frogs kept in captivity.
Institute promoting activities that ensure the well
being of chimpanzees, other primates and animal welfare activities in general. Offers facts on chimpanzee behaviour, habitat, communication, physiology, conservation, tool use and hunting.
A collection of photo gallery links, related to nature, wildlife and history. Pictures are grouped by their country of origin. Includes facility for users to contribute new sites to the collection.
Information about bears such as brown and grizzly bears (Ursus arctos), American black bears (Ursus americanus), polar bears (Ursus maritimus), giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), Asiatic black bears (Ursus thibetanus), spectacled bears (Tremarctos ornatus), sloth bears (Melursus ursinus), and sun bears (Helarctos malayanus). Includes evolution, news, pictures, bibliography and the Cub Den containing information for younger children.
Web site of the British arm of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Contains information, articles, reports and news concerning animal and environmental preservation in the UK and internationally. Site can be customised for the information needs of different users, including those of researchers, teachers, and children.
Online service of the Nature Picture Library which incorporates the BBC Natural History Unit Picture Library collection and BBCwild. Thousands of searchable medium resolution images are available free of charge, with fee
based access to high resolution images offered.
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