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Explores the fascinating breadth of life on Earth including the unique ecology and survival strategies of animals, plants and microbes in their natural habitats.
Life on Planet Earth Study Guides
The Plant List
The Plant List is a working list of all known plant species, aiming to be comprehensive for vascular plants and bryophytes. It does not include algae or fungi. It contains over 1.2 million scientific plant names, of which approximately 300,000 are accepted species names. each species has been known.
USDA PLANTS Interactive ID Keys
Interactive online and downloadable guides to grasses, legumes, gymnosperms, wetland monocots, and Ericaceae on a state by state basis.
Life on Planet Earth Information Resources
Encyclopedia of Life
Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) is a free online resource bringing together information about all life on Earth in text, images, video, sounds, maps, classifications and more. EOL offers 1.9 million species pages, plus opportunities for readers to create Collections, start and join Communities, share their species images.
BioDiversity Heritage Library
he Biodiversity Heritage Library improves research methodology by collaboratively making biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.
The Ecology web links site offers thousands of Ecology links sorted alphabetically about a multitude of subjects, languages and countries.
Exploring Origins Project
The goal of this project is to use molecular illustration and animation to help describe origins of life research and theories to broad audiences. Illustrations and animations may be downloaded
DataONE is a community driven project providing access to data across multiple member repositories, supporting enhanced search and discovery of Earth and environmental data.
Offers activities that will teach you about traits of life, microscopy, math in science, research tools, genetics, and developmental biology.
Encyclopedia of Global Change
Encompassing tsunamis, elephant conservation, ocean pollution, mining regulation, and permafrost melt, the 300 authoritative articles in this unique and wide-ranging encyclopedia investigate all types of phenomena that change life on Earth.
OERs for Life on Planet Earth
Life on Earth
Life on Earth is an iBooks Textbook consisting of 41 chapters in 7 separate units and can be downloaded for free from the iBooks Store.
LifeDiscoveryEd Digital Library
The LifeDiscoveryEd Digital Library is an online resource portal for biology education in ecology, plant biology and evolution.