Monthly Archives: September 2016

Natural pollination, bees and common threats


Why do we need bees? Along with its contribution to crop production of approximately 35% of all food in the world, animal pollination also maintains viable populations of native plants and guarantees the viability of several agriculture enterprises throughout the world. Among all pollinators, bees are the most important ones, either because of their diversity… Read more »

Listen to the Earth breath


In this post Professor Almo Farina describes Ecoacoustics, the new entry between disciplines that investigate the ecology of the natural systems.

Biosemiotics: Making sense of nature

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The main idea of biosemiotics is that life and semiosis, or sign exchange, are coextensive. Biosemiotics is dedicated to building a bridge between biology, philosophy, linguistics and the communication sciences.