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Biodiversity Heritage Library

Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Books At PBFA All the sellers on this site are members of a properly constituted association of booksellers. Each association binds its members to a strict code of practice. This means you can buy with confidence. We mainly sell books - from ancient to modern - but you may also find maps, prints, ephemera, manuscripts and artwork. EDINBURGH This weekend !!! Conservatoire Numérique des Arts et Métiers Discover the world's most endangered species Explore 15,000 of the world’s endangered species. With over 100,000 photos and videos, discover what these animals, plants and fungi look like, what makes them special and why we should protect them. Discover the world's species Invertebrates (Terrestrial) Don't know where to start? Random species Herbier numérique - Herbier - Université de Strasbourg Le projet ANTHoS (Annotation Toolkit for Herbarium Specimens) permet la visualisation des planches d'herbier numérisées à très haute résolution, et rend accessible des collections accumulées depuis plus de 300 ans, jusque là inconnues du public. La numérisation assure la préservation physique des collections, en évitant manipulations et envois des specimens, tout en assurant le partage de celles-ci, via le web. La haute résolution et le traitement spécifique des images du système Anthos permettent l'examen détaillé et aisé des specimens ainsi que leur annotation. La base de données associée offre de multiples possibilités de recherche. ANTHoS doit ses incroyables images haute résolution au projet ANTHoScan qui a fourni un scanner inversé permettant de traiter des planches d'herbier fragiles.

Internet History Sourcebooks Internet Modern History Sourcebook The Internet Modern History Sourcebook now contains thousands of sources and the previous index pages were so large that they were crashing many browsers. See Introduction for an explanation of the Sourcebook's goals. Explanation of Sources of Material Here. See the Help! Biblio.com - Used & Rare Books from Independent Booksellers Darwin Online: Darwin's Publications British Entomology [←click finches for illustrations] 1829-1832. [Records of captured insects]. EyeWitness To The Middle Ages and Renaissance Life in a Christian Monastery, ca. 585"When he was dead his body was not placed with the bodies of the brethren, but a grave was dug in the dung pit, and his body was flung down into it. . . " Crime and punishment in a medieval monastery: the monastery's Abbott provides insight into the monastic life. The Vikings Discover America, ca. 1000"There was no want of salmon either in the river or in the lake." Five hundred years before Columbus, the Vikings discover a New World. Invasion of England, 1066The Norman conquest of Anglo-Saxon England described through the images of the 900 year-old Bayeux Tapestry. Anarchy in 12th Century EnglandThe Anglo-Saxon Chronicle paints a sobering picture of life in 12th century England that contrasts strikingly with Hollywood's image of the Middle Ages.

List of Endangered Species at Bagheera There are now 41,415 species on the IUCN Red List, and 16,306 of them are endangered species threatened with extinction. This is up from 16,118 last year. This includes both endangered animals and endangered plants. The species endangered include one in four mammals, one in eight birds, one third of all amphibians and 70% of the world’s assessed plants on the 2007 IUCN Red List are in jeopardy of extinction. The total number of extinct species has reached 785 and a further 65 are only found in captivity or in cultivation.

Red List Overview Contents Introduction The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species. From its small beginning, The IUCN Red List has grown in size and complexity and now plays an increasingly prominent role in guiding conservation activities of governments, NGOs and scientific institutions. www.rndsystems.com/request_catalog.aspx Innate Lymphoid Cell Lineage Pathway and Localization Poster Curious about Innate Lymphoid Cells? Check out our new poster and learn:

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