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GBIF : Global Biodiversity Information Facility

GBIF : Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Try out the new GBIF portal! Why not try out the new GBIF portal at, which has many more features and includes lots of information about the GBIF community, including great examples of data uses in research and interesting applications? The old GBIF data portal which you are viewing now will continue to be supported until we are satisfied it can be taken down without causing major inconvenience. Be aware that the content here is static and has not been updated since the launch of the new portal on 9 October 2013. If and when a date is confirmed for discontinuing the old data portal, we will post it here with plenty of prior notice. Welcome to the (former) GBIF Data Portal Access 416,242,316 data records (363,215,360 with coordinates) shared via the GBIF network. Explore Species Find data for a species or other group of organisms. Species Example species: Puma concolor (Linnaeus, 1771) Explore Countries Find data on the species recorded in a particular country, territory or island.

ECNC : expertise Centre for biodiversity and sustainable development Ecological Footprint Quiz by Center for Sustainable Economy Search Form: World List of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Is Excel Download Help Information After clicking on the link to the Excel download, you should get a window like this one: Click on the Save button and save it to wherever you want on your local computer. When you open up the Excel file you will get a message box like this one: Click Yes. Please be patient with the process of downloading the full list and opening up the file.

Orientations of Proteins in Membranes (OPM) database SeamountsOnline The Biodiversity Hotspots Page Content Life on Earth faces a crisis of historical and planetary proportions. Unsustainable consumption in many northern countries and crushing poverty in the tropics are destroying wild nature. Extinction is the gravest aspect of the biodiversity crisis: it is irreversible. In a world where conservation budgets are insufficient given the number of species threatened with extinction, identifying conservation priorities is crucial. The biodiversity hotspots hold especially high numbers of endemic species, yet their combined area of remaining habitat covers only 2.3 percent of the Earth's land surface. Hotspots in Context Hotspots Defined Impact of Hotspots Hotspots Revisited Conservation Responses Subsection 01 Eight Hotspots hold a diversity of plant and animal life, many of which are found no where else on Earth. Subsection 02 Composed of large land areas as well as islands dotting the Pacific seas, these 13 Hotspots represent important biodiversity. Subsection 03 Subsection 04

Tree of Life Web Project The Tree of Life Web Project (ToL) is a collaborative effort of biologists and nature enthusiasts from around the world. On more than 10,000 World Wide Web pages, the project provides information about biodiversity, the characteristics of different groups of organisms, and their evolutionary history (phylogeny). Each page contains information about a particular group, e.g., salamanders, segmented worms, phlox flowers, tyrannosaurs, euglenids, Heliconius butterflies, club fungi, or the vampire squid. ToL pages are linked one to another hierarchically, in the form of the evolutionary tree of life. Starting with the root of all Life on Earth and moving out along diverging branches to individual species, the structure of the ToL project thus illustrates the genetic connections between all living things.

Crustacea, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Contact Information Dr. Joel (Jody) Martin, Curator of Crustacea & Division Chief DIS (213) Adam Wall, Assistant Collections Manager (213) Museum Scientists on Evolution The Natural History Museum, with its mission to inspire wonder, discovery, and responsibility, recognizes that evolutionary biology is fundamental to understanding biological diversity and is critical for both scientific research and museums. To see our Evolution Statement in full, click here Crustacea Department The Museum's collections of Crustacea are the second largest in the United States and the fourth largest in the world. Our collections are also worldwide in scope with broad representation from the Indian, Pacific, and Antarctic oceans, as well as the Caribbean Sea.

Main Page - Proteopedia, life in 3D Welcome to OBIS! | OBIS AVES France : Association de protection des espèces menacées ARIES :: The ARIES approach Overview With growing interest in using ecosystem services for decision making, demand has grown for systematic methods and tools to quantify ecosystem service values. ARIES maps the potential provision of ecosystem services (sources), their users (use), and biophysical features that can deplete service flows (sinks) using ecological process models or Bayesian models. ARIES then uses a series of agent-based flow algorithms to map actual service flow from ecosystems to people. Integrated modeling platform Through artificial intelligence and semantic modeling, ARIES assembles the appropriate models - deterministic or probabilistic and spatial data to quantify and map ecosystem services at the appropriate spatial scale and ecological and socioeconomic context. A benefits- and beneficiaries-based approach to ecosystem services Spatial dynamics of ecosystem services Data and model integration A pluralistic approach to economic valuation

Tree of Life Web Project IBAMA : Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renov veis