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AG EvoBio, Germany. Evolution in Biology, Culture and Society (in German). Also worth checking out:
! EvoBioBlog (by Arbeitsgemeinschaft Evolution in Biologie, Kultur und Gesellschaft, in German).

Agora Paleobotanica (in French):
Agora Palaeobotanica is an association that brings together researchers and amateurs interested in paleobotany and palynology.

The Apricity Forum: A European Cultural Community Statistics.
! Forum: Palaeontology.

Alwynne B. Beaudoin, Canadian Association of Palynologists (CAP): Internet Discussion Lists of Interest to Palynologists. These Internet discussion lists may be of interest to palynologists.
More Internet Discussion Lists. A catalogue of Internet discussion lists dealing mostly with Quaternary, geoarchaeology and related subjects.
Websites outdated. Links lead to versions archived by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

R.T. Bex (2019): Scientific Twitter: The flow of paleontological communication across a topic network. PLoS ONE 14: e0219688.
"... This study adds to our understanding of the important scientific contribution being made by members of the public as they interact with professional scientists and educators as peers in an open social media platform that supports a diverse and active community ..."

The Botanical Society of America:
! Paleobotanical Section, PaleoNews (news). A place for personalia, with the provison for responses.

! Botany One. This is the social media presence of the "Annals of Botany" nonprofit organisation.

University of British Columbia Botanical Garden & Centre for Plant Research, Vancouver, Canada: UBC Botanical Garden Forums. Provided for people from around the world to discuss plants and gardening with input from UBC researchers, staff and volunteers and other contributing experts.

! Top 10 Paleontology Forums, Discussions, and Message Boards

! The Fossil Forum

Gardenweb, iVillage Inc.: Botany Forum. This forum is meant for the discussion of botany and all aspects of the scientific study of plants. This is one of the internet´s leading websites for earth science news and information.

Geoversum. A German Earth science forum.

Michael Gudo, Morphisto Evolutionsforschung und Anwendung GmbH (in German). See especially: Forum Evolution (in German).
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Dana Hunter (2015): Women of the Geoblogosphere: Follow Them! For They Are Awesome. A list of women currently active in the geoblogosphere.

N. MacLeod, PaleoNet: The PaleoNet. See also:
The PaleoNet Forum: Back Issues.
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Mineralienatlas - Fossilienatlas. A lively non-commercial project (in German). Go to: Fossilien / Fossils >
! Paläobotanik (fossile Pflanzen / fossil plants).

A community of amateur and professional paleontologists.

Nature. Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology.
! News & Views Forum.

The Palaeontological Association:
ThePalAss Tweets.

Paläontologische Gesellschaft.
An association not only for German speaking palaeontologists. Go to:
! Sammlernetzwerke and "Ask a Scientist" (in German).
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PalBoLat - Paleobotanica Latinoamericana (hosted by Avenir Technologies, LLC). PalBoLat, intended to be a discussion forum for people working on Latin American paleobotany, was born after IX Latin American Botanical Congress in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Go to: Archive for list palbolat.

! The PaleoNet Forum.

Paleontica The Paleontica Foundation (formerly the The aims to provide a knowledge base and communication platform for the amateur paleontologist.
Community Index.

E. Pijet-Migon and P. Migon (2022): Geoheritage and Cultural Heritage—A Review of Recurrent and Interlinked Themes. Free access, Geosciences, 12, 98. 10.3390/geosciences12020098.

RealClimate. This is a commentary site on climate science by working climate scientists for the interested public and journalists. The discussion here is restricted to scientific topics and will not get involved in any political or economic implications of the science. This is a moderated forum.


The Science Forum:
Anthropology, Archaeology and Palaeontology.
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! (in German).
See especially: For preserving the right to collect.
See also here and there.
! Steinkern-Forum (in German).

Trias Verein Thüringen e.V. (in German).
Trias Forum (in German).

Wikiversity: This is a Wikimedia Foundation project devoted to learning resources, learning projects, and research for use in all levels, types, and styles of education from pre-school to university. Go to:
Paleontology/External Resources.
Courses and Degrees.
! Paleontology resources. Arbeitskreis (AK) Evolutionsbiologie im Verband Biologie, Biowissenschaften und Biomedizin in Deutschland (VBIO). In German.

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