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Author : Erich Haber, Stittsville, Ontario from a more comprehensive treatment in Canadian Field-Naturalist 126: 61-67 | BEN No. 467 | 16 April 2013
Jim is the author or co-author of 3 books and over 60 botanical papers. He has been honored by having a species and two variaties named after him. In 1977, Jim was awarded the Queen's Silver Jubilee Medal honouring Canadians who were considered to have made a significant contribution in important fields of endeavour.
Author : From the journal Systematic Botany | BEN No. CDLXVI | 1 Apr 2013
The genus Gaga is named in honor of the American pop singer-songwriter-performer Lady Gaga, for her articulate and fervent defense of equality and individual expression in today's society. Because Lady Gaga speaks to the need for humanity to celebrate broad differences within its own species, we hereby provide her with a scientific namesake that characterizes the struggle to understand the intricate biology underlying cryptic patterns of diversity.
Author : ESA Job Board | BEN No. CDLXVI | 1 Apr 2013
We are seeking a field assistant with vast experience in collecting large blood samples from small songbirds captured in mist nets. To demonstrate your bleeding experience provide a list of what bird species you have bled, how many individuals you have bled per species, and state the blood volumes you have collected per species. .....
It is Illegal to Pick Mushrooms in Oregon: Self- Sustaining Bureaucracy - Fines for Breaking This Nonsense Law Will Pay For Its Implementation, People of the State of Oregon Say
Author : Oregon Senate Bill 578 | BEN No. CDLXVI | 1 Apr 2013
Presentations held at the CMN Rock Gallery and Theatre in Ottawa, 22 November 2012, commemorating release of a biography of Alf Erling Porsild, including appearances by Meg Beckel, Irwin M. Brodo (both of Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, ON), Ludger Muller-Wille ((McGill University, Montreal, QC), and Wendy Dathan (author, Naturalist and retired museum curator, Grand Harbour, Grand Manan, NB) . ......
Author : Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory | BEN No. CDLXVI | 1 Apr 2013
From: Hayden, B., Canuel, N., and Shanse, J. 2013. What was brewing in the Natufian? An archaeological assessment of brewing technology in the Epipaleolithic.
Author : Mark F. Watson, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh | BEN No. CDLXVI | 1 Apr 2013
Since August 2012 Boris (Boriss) Lariushin has been prolifically publishing a series of illustrated botanical monographs on major plant families. The problem is that these books are plagiarised from the Internet and published under Lariushin's name without acknowledgement or accreditation of the multiple sources. ......
Author : Barbara Ertter | BEN No. CDLXVI | 1 Apr 2013
As sea levels rise, do the official elevations for everything get changed accordingly?