References – Adaptation


Glossary


Open glossary PDF file.


Natural selection


Behavioral Sciences Department, Palomar College
Darwin and Natural Selection
http://anthro.palomar.edu/evolve/evolve_2.htm

Understanding Evolution
http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/home.php

Misconceptions about natural selection and adaptation
http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/0_0_0/misconcep_01


General information

Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
Homepage
www.environment.gov.au/index.html

Biodiversity
www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/

Threatened species
www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/species.html

Australian Academy of Science
NOVA – Science in the news
A range of topics relating to Biology and the environment
www.science.org.au/nova/index.htm

Article about the Impact of global warming on biodiversity
www.science.org.au/nova/091/091key.htm

Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research
Information about research projects
http://cesar.org.au/

Convention on Biological Diversity
Information and tools to support the integration of climate change impacts. (go to Information > Adaptation to Climate Change – registration required)
www.cbd.int/

SciCentral
A Gateway to the best scientific research news sources
www.scicentral.com/index.html > Biosciences

Zoos Victoria
Information about wildlife conservation programs.
www.zoo.org.au/conservation/


The Queensland Science Teachers Network
Introduction to ecology, including a glossary of terms
http://qldscienceteachers.tripod.com/junior/biology/ecology.html


State and Territory information

New South Wales

Department of Environment and Climate Change, NSW
Biodiversity home page
www.environment.nsw.gov.au/biodiversity/index.htm


Northern Territory

Natural Resources, Environment and The Arts
Biodiversity Conservation
http://nt.gov.au/nreta/wildlife/index.html#


Queensland

Department of Environment and Resource Management, Queensland
Biodiversity home page
www.derm.qld.gov.au/wildlife-ecosystems/biodiversity/


South Australia

Department of Environment and Heritage, South Australia
Biodiversity home page
www.environment.sa.gov.au/biodiversity/index.html


Tasmania

Tasmania online
Links to useful information
www.tas.gov.au/tasmaniaonline/ > Environment, land and water > conservation > biodiversity

Department of Primary Industries and Water, Tasmania
A wealth of information on Tasmania’s unique animals and plants
www.dpiw.tas.gov.au/inter.nsf/Home/1?Open > Native Plants & Animals


Victoria

Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria
Victoria's Biodiversity
www.dpi.vic.gov.au/DSE/ > Conservation & Environment > Biodiversity > Victoria's Biodiversity Strategy

Natural Resources & Environment, Victoria
Information about conservation of Victoria’s biodiversity
www.nre.vic.gov.au/plntanml/biodiversity/

Victoria online
Links to key biodiversity sites
www.vic.gov.au/ > Environment & Water > Animals & plants > Biodiversity


Western Australia

Department of Environment and Conservation, Western Australia
Gateway to Conservation and Environment homepages.
http://portal.environment.wa.gov.au/portal/page?_pageid=233,1&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL