Unit 9: Biodiversity Decline // Section 13: Further Reading
Annenberg Media, Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives, Units 4 ("Microbial Diversity") and 12 ("Biodiversity"), http://www.learner.org/courses/biology/index.html. Two units from a professional development course for high school biology teachers, including video, online text, and supporting materials.
Center for Biological Diversity, "The Road to Recovery: 100 Success Stories for Endangered Species Day 2006," http://www.esasuccess.org/reports/. Profiles of species that have increased their populations under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, The Search for the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker, http://www.birds.cornell.edu/ivory. News, evidence, and updates from the researchers who claimed to have found an ivory-bill in 2004.
Rolf Gradinger, "Arctic Sea Ice: Channels of Life," NOAA Ocean Explorer, http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/02arctic/background/sea_ice/sea_ice.html. Explore the unique environment of Arctic sea ice communities.
University of California Museum of Paleontology, "The Phylogeny of Life," http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/alllife/threedomains.html. Detailed information on the structure, ecology, and fossil records of major subgroups in the three domains of life.
http://www.discoverlife.org. An online guide to the world's flora and fauna, with information on each group's taxonomy, natural history, abundance, distribution, and ecology.