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Scientific Nomenclature: Part 2. Scientific Names

27 May, 2014 by Debbie Brace

Let’s start by discussing something that we are all familiar with, common names. A common name is a name given to an organism that can vary according to place, language…

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Scientific Nomenclature: Part 1. Taxonomic Hierarchy

16 May, 2014 by Debbie Brace

I have recently noticed that throughout my blogs I have provided the scientific name and classification when I am describing an organism, but I have never really explained these or…

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Go Green – Recycle Your Electronics

24 February, 2014 by Debbie Brace

Electronic devices found around the home and office, such as computers, printers, televisions, DVD players are usually forgotten when it comes to recycling, but by recycling our electronics we can…

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The Margaret River Burrowing Crayfish

20 January, 2014 by Debbie Brace

Today I came across this interesting article about the Margaret River Burrowing Crayfish, which was posted on back in July. Here in Australia we have several different burrowing crayfish,…

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Western Australian Christmas Tree

13 January, 2014 by Debbie Brace

Over the Christmas period I had a lot of questions from friends and family about the Western Australian Christmas Tree, so I thought this would be a great plant to…

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