Blog Carnivals for the Nature-Science Set

You know what a blog carnival is and you know how participating in blog carnivals can supercharge your site. The next step is determining which carnivals to submit posts to. If you blog primarily about nature, science, or health issues, you’ll find following the most comprehensive list of potentially relevant carnivals available (updated March 2010).

Each listing includes the:
- carnival name
- carnival home site
- topic
- location
- frequency

NATURE

An Inordinate Fondness
http://aninordinatefondness.wordpress.com/
Beetles – roaming – monthly

Berry Go Round
http://berrygoround.wordpress.com
Any aspect of plant life – roaming – monthly

Carnival of the Arid
http://faultline.org/index.php/site/item/carnival_of_the_arid_february_1/
Science, environment, culture, politics and travel in the world’s deserts

Carnival of the Blue
http://carnivaloftheblue.blogspot.com
Oceans and marine life – roaming – monthly

Circus of the Spineless
http://invertebrates.blogspot.com
Insects, arachnids, invertebrates – roaming – monthly

House of Herps
http://www.houseofherps.com/
Reptiles and amphibians – roaming – monthly

Festival of the Trees
http://festivalofthetrees.wordpress.com/
All things arboreal – roaming – monthly

Friday Ark
http://themodulator.org/
Animal photos and links, pets allowed – static – weekly

I and the Bird (!!!)
http://10000birds.com/iandthebird/
Birding and wild birds – roaming – biweekly

The Moth and Me
http://moths.wordpress.com/the-moth-and-me/
Moths and plenty of them – static – monthly

ALL SCIENCE

Cabinet of Curiosities
http://greensleeves.typepad.com/berkshires/2007/11/new-blog-carniv.html
marvels of natural history, cryptozoology, archeology, etc – roaming – monthly

The Giant’s Shoulders
http://ontheshouldersofgiants.wordpress.com/
posts on “classic” scientific papers – roaming – monthly

Scientia Pro Publica
http://scientiablogcarnival.blogspot.com/
All recent science, nature and medical writing – roaming – biweekly

Scientiae
http://scientiae-carnival.blogspot.com/
women in science – roaming – monthly

Skeptics’ Circle
http://skepticscircle.blogspot.com/
debunking pseudoscience – roaming – biweekly


LIFE SCIENCES

Carnival of Evolution
http://carnivalofevolution.blogspot.com/
evolution – roaming – biweekly

Encephalon
http://www.sharpbrains.com/resources/encephalon-blog-carnival/
neuroscience and psychology – roaming – biweekly

Gene Genie
http://genegenie.wordpress.com/
genes and genetic conditions – roaming – monthly

Linnaeus’s Legacy
http://linnaeuslegacy.blogspot.com/
Taxonomy and diversity of life – roaming – monthly

Mendel’s Garden
http://mendels-garden.blogspot.com/
genetics – roaming – monthly

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

The Accretionary Wedge
http://theaccretionarywedge.wordpress.com/
geoscience – roaming – monthly

Carnival of Space
http://www.universetoday.com/carnival-of-space/
astronomy and space – roaming – biweekly

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Fourth Stone Hearth
http://fourstonehearth.net/
anthropology – roaming – biweekly

MEDICAL

Brain Blogging
http://brainblogger.com/blog-carnivals/
topics related to the brain and mind – static – biweekly
This site also maintains the drugs and pharmacology carnival

Cancer Research Blog Carnival
http://cancer-carnival.blogspot.com/
cancer news from around the blogosphere – roaming – monthly

Change of Shift
http://www.emergiblog.com/change-of-shift
about nurses and for nurses – roaming – biweekly

Grand Rounds
http://blogborygmi.blogspot.com/2004/09/grand-rounds-archive-upcoming-schedule.html
any aspect of medicine – roaming – weekly

Health Wonk Review
http://www.healthwonkreview.com/mt/
health policy – roaming – biweekly

Medicine 2.0
http://medicine20.wordpress.com/
web 2.0 and medicine – roaming – biweekly

SurgeXperiences
http://surgexperiences.wordpress.com/
Surgery, Surgeons, Medicine, etc.- roaming – biweekly

OTHER VALUABLE CARNIVALS

An Outdoorsy Carnival
http://akeepersjackpot.blogspot.com/
outdoor-related activities – static – monthly

Book Review Blog Carnival
http://bookcarnival.wordpress.com
book reviews – roaming – biweekly

Carnival of Cities
http://www.familytravellogue.com/ (no carnival page)
Any aspect of a city – roaming – weekly

Carnival of the Green
http://www.treehugger.com/files/2006/11/treehugger_to_b.php
green living, conservation, and eco-consciousness – roaming – biweekly

Review Bloggers’ Carnival
http://www.thisfullhouse.com/reviews/review-bloggers-carnival-.html
Reviews of any product – mostly static – biweekly

One Comment

  1. March 5, 2009 at 5:05 AM | Permalink

    blog carnival is great way to promoting our blogs :)

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