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New Alaska butterfly species may hold clues to climate change

New Alaska butterfly species may hold clues to climate change | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it
Alaska's Tanana Arctic butterfly has natural antifreeze to help it survive in frigid conditions
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How to write a blogpost from your journal article in eleven easy steps.

How to write a blogpost from your journal article in eleven easy steps. | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it
You’ve just published a research article – why should you bother writing a blog post about it? Patrick Dunleavy argues that if you’ve devoted months to writing the paper, dealing with c…
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New psychedelic species of lichen discovered: Dictyonema huaorani

New psychedelic species of lichen discovered: Dictyonema huaorani | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it

An extremely rare species of lichen containing psilocybin and other hallucinogens was discovered in the Amazon rainforest. Its name is Dictyonema huaorani.

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Interesante historia sobre el descubrimiento de un líquen psicodélico

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New species of 'hog-nosed' rat discovered in Indonesia

New species of 'hog-nosed' rat discovered in Indonesia | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it

Bandicoot-like rodent with long hind limbs, huge ears, a pointed face and a flat nose found in a remote mountainous area of Sulawesi Island

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Curiosa especie de roedor descubierta en Indonesia

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Is the Amazing New Mexican Tortoise Species already Endangered? - Science Alcove

Is the Amazing New Mexican Tortoise Species already Endangered? - Science Alcove | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it

A new Mexican Tortoise species was recently identified by researchers led by a curator from the Royal Ontario Museum.  It may already be in peril.

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Descubierta y en peligro

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Australia announces a new spider species called ‘Brian’

Australia announces a new spider species called ‘Brian’ | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it
The spider was named after a prominent physicist and uses waves to hunt its prey.
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Dedican el nombre de una nueva araña pescadora a un físico por tener los mismos intereses...

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New Species of Narrow-Mouthed Frog Discovered in India's Wastelands

New Species of Narrow-Mouthed Frog Discovered in India's Wastelands | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it
A new species of narrow-mouthed frog has been discovered in the laterite rock formations of India's coastal plains.
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Nueva especie de rana de la India

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New 'monster' arachnid measures mere millimeters - CNN.com

New 'monster' arachnid measures mere millimeters - CNN.com | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it
Its name is scary! But the cryptomaster behemoth, a new arachnid species discovered in Oregon, is only about 5 mm long, scientists say.
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Nueva especie de opilión de Oregon, USA

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New caddisfly species discovered in the Balkan biodiversity hotspot of Kosovo

New caddisfly species discovered in the Balkan biodiversity hotspot of Kosovo | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it
The Republic of Kosovo turns out to be a unique European biodiversity hotspot after a second new species of aquatic insect has been described from the Balkan country. The new caddisfly was discovered by Prof.
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Nuevo tricóptero descubierto en Kosovo

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Four New Deep-Sea Worm Species Discovered

Four New Deep-Sea Worm Species Discovered | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered four new species of deep-sea worms. They belong in the genus Xenoturbella.
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4 nuevas especies de Xenoturbella, solo se conocían 2!!!

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New frog species discovered in Colombia

New frog species discovered in Colombia | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it
From the BBC today: Frog species with yellow eyebrows found in Colombia Researchers say they have discovered a new frog species with distinctive yellow eyebrows in Colombia.
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Nueva especie de rana descubierta en Colombia

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Kinyongia msuyae: New Species of Chameleon Found in Tanzania

Kinyongia msuyae: New Species of Chameleon Found in Tanzania | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it
A team of scientists has described a previously undocumented species of chameleon from the Livingstone and Udzungwa Mountains of Tanzania.
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Nueva especie de camaleón descubierta en Tanzania

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They’re Electric: Two New Fish Species Discovered in Gabon

They’re Electric: Two New Fish Species Discovered in Gabon | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it
Not your typical fish story: Journey to Gabon to encounter two new species of electric fish.
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2 nuevas especies de peces descubiertas en Gabón

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What Good Is a Library Full of Dead Plants?

What Good Is a Library Full of Dead Plants? | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it
How 19th century scientists anticipated the data revolution
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New Frog Found Surrounded by Garbage

New Frog Found Surrounded by Garbage | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it

The new frog could help change the image of a region in India that is now mostly associated with garbage dumping and mining.

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Se pueden descubrir especies hasta en los basureros!

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A fish called Tim Winton: scientists name new species after novelist

A fish called Tim Winton: scientists name new species after novelist | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it

The ‘very beautiful’ gold and silver coloured grunter is one of 20 newly-identified fish species from the remote Kimberley in Western Australia

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Descubren 20 nuevas especies de peces en Australia

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Two New Tree Frog Species Discovered in Taiwan

Two New Tree Frog Species Discovered in Taiwan | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it

Scientists have discovered two new species of tree frogs in the broadleaf forests of Taiwan.

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Dos nuevas especies de ranas de Taiwan

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A Dozen Cretaceous Lizards Were Perfectly Preserved In Amber

A Dozen Cretaceous Lizards Were Perfectly Preserved In Amber | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it

A dozen lizards have been discovered in Cretaceous-aged amber from Myanmar.

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Descubren conservados en ambar diferentes lagartos del Cretácico (99 Millones de años atrás)

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Five new species of fan-throated lizards discovered in India

Five new species of fan-throated lizards discovered in India | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it
In what can be described as an important discovery in the field of wildlife and nature conservation, two well-known researchers Dr Varad Giri along with Dr V Deepak have discovered one new genus and five new species of fan-throated lizards in India...
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Nuevo género y cinco nuevas especies de lagartos de la India

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Golden jackal: A new wolf species hiding in plain view | @GrrlScientist

Golden jackal: A new wolf species hiding in plain view | @GrrlScientist | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it
GrrlScientist: A new species of wolf has been discovered in Africa after exhaustive DNA and morphological analyses revealed it is evolutionarily distinct from the Eurasian golden jackal, which it strongly resembles...
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Gracias a analisis de ADN y morfológicos se confirma que lo que antes se pensaba que era una especie de chacal, ahora son dos.

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Natural History Museums Are Teeming With Undiscovered Species

Natural History Museums Are Teeming With Undiscovered Species | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it
Tracking them down is a globe-trotting adventure that rivals any jungle expedition.
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Los museos de historia natural esconden muchas especies por descubrir

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Eight New Whip Spider Species Discovered in the Brazilian Amazon

Eight New Whip Spider Species Discovered in the Brazilian Amazon | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it
Eight new species of whip spiders have been discovered by scientists in the Brazilian Amazon.
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Ocho nuevas especies de amblipigios de Brasil

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Two New Giant Bent-Toed Gecko Species Discovered in New Guinea

Two New Giant Bent-Toed Gecko Species Discovered in New Guinea | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it
Two new species of giant bent-toed gecko species have been discovered in New Guinea. They belong to the gecko genus Cyrtodactylus.
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Dos nuevas especies de gecos

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Encyclia inopinata: New Species of Orchid Discovered in Mexico

Encyclia inopinata: New Species of Orchid Discovered in Mexico | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it

Dr. Carlos Leopardi-Verde of the Universidad de Colima and his colleagues from Mexico and the United States have described a new orchid species from the deciduous forests of the Mexican state of Oaxaca.

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Nueva especie de orquídea descubierta en México

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New Tarantula Species Named After Johnny Cash

New Tarantula Species Named After Johnny Cash | Discovering biodiversity | Scoop.it
A new tarantula species has been named after Johnny Cash. It is one of fourteen newly discovered spiders in the southwestern United States.
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14 nuevas especies de tarántulas descubiertas en Estados Unidos

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