Category Archives: Fun Botanical Links

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What’s In A Name

Biological taxonomy (naming and classifying living organisms) can be fun and weird!

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What It Looks Like To Soil Your Own Nest

In 200,000 years on Earth, humanity has upset the balance of the planet, established by nearly four billion years of evolution. The price to pay is high, but it's too late to be a pessimist: humanity has barely ten years to reverse the trend, become aware of the full extent of its spoliation of the Earth's riches and change its patterns of consumption.” (The full movie, “Home”)

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Partner With Pollinators

Don't just lament the loss of pollinators, do something about it! A helpful guide for discovering what to plant in your area.

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Play With The Spider

A fantastic interactive site where you can manipulate and play with a spider

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Sundance Channel – GreenPorno

Isabella Rossellini’s critically acclaimed and provocative online series, GREEN PORNO covers both land and sea! The series features Rossellini as she acts out the reproductive habits of marine animals and insects, both scientifically accurate yet extremely entertaining.

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Today’s Plant Photo

UBC Botanical Garden's Picture-A-Day site