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AG EvoBio, Germany. Evolution in Biology, Culture and Society (in German). See especially: The annotated link directories Publications. Excellent! 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.

Mineralien- und Fossilienverein Sektion Basel und Nordwestschweiz (SVSMF Section Basel, Switzerland): Mineralien- und Fossilienforum (in German).
Website outdated, a version archived by Internet Archive Wayback Machine.

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.

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.

! The Fossil Forum.
This website is one of the largest community on the topic of paleontology on the internet with over 700,000 posted messages and 20,000 registered members. See also here (facebook).
Go to: Plants.

Fossilien-Forum (in German)., The Netherlands: Fossielen 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. (in German).

Geoversum. A German Earth science forum. Go to: Erdgeschichte / Paläontologie.

! Google Groups. Google Groups is a free online community and discussion group service that offers the Web's most comprehensive archive of Usenet postings. Go to:,,
sci.geo.geology,, and

Michael Gudo, Morphisto Evolutionsforschung und Anwendung GmbH (in German).
Die Frankfurter Evolutionstheorie. See especially: Forum Evolution (in German).
Snapshot provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Dana Hunter (2015): Women of the Geoblogosphere: Follow Them! For They Are Awesome. A list of women currently active in the geoblogosphere.

Interessengemeinschaft Paläontologie/Geologie Regensburg: Fossilienforum (in German).

N. MacLeod, PaleoNet: The PaleoNet. See also:
The PaleoNet Forum: Back Issues.
Provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

Mineralienatlas - Fossilienatlas. A lively non-commercial project (in German). Go to: Fossilien / Fossils >
! Paläobotanik (fossile Pflanzen / fossil plants).

nature web debates: Future e-access to the primary literature. There has been considerable debate about many aspects of the future of the electronic literature, including ways to improve access to the scientific literature, proposals for making research papers free, and changing the application of copyright.

The Palaeontological Association:
ThePalAss Tweets.

Paläontologische Gesellschaft.
An association not only for German speaking palaeontologists. Go to:
! Sammlernetzwerke and "Ask a Scientist" (in German).

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.

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.
This expired link is available through the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.

! (in German). For preserving the right to collect. See also here (in German).
See especeally: ! For preserving the right to privately collect fossils.

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 resources. Arbeitskreis (AK) Evolutionsbiologie im Verband Biologie, Biowissenschaften und Biomedizin in Deutschland (VBIO). In German.

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