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India falling short of meeting conservation goals on biodiversity - Livemint


Livemint
India is failing to meet its conservation goals amid declining global biodiversity, even as the world celebrates the International Day for Biological Diversity (IBD) on Tuesday. IBD marks “25 Years of Action for Biodiversity” initiated by the United ...
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It pays to invest in biodiversity - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
To guide them on this endeavour, the countries established the 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets. These targets range from addressing "the underlying causes of biodiversity loss (Targets 1-4)" to reducing "the direct pressures on biodiversity (Targets 5-10 ...

California hospital up for sale following toxicology lab shutdown - Becker's Hospital Review


Becker's Hospital Review
Officials said the need to sell the hospital became clear after the facility suspended its lucrative toxicology program. The hospital was forced to shutter the program earlier this year after insurer Anthem sent officials a letter to officials in March ...

Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)

Copenhagen - Denmark

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) was established by governments in 2001 to encourage free and open access to biodiversity data, via the Internet. Through a global network of countries and organizations, GBIF promotes and facilitates the mobilization, access, discovery and use of information about the occurrence of organisms over time and across the planet.

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Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
Denmark

Working to make the world's primary data on biodiversity freely and universally available via the Internet.

Canada

Searchable database of four kingdoms: plant, animal, fungi, monera. Search by scientific or common names, English or French.

GLOMIS - Global Mangrove database and Information System
Japan

Collection of texts, articles, photographs on mangrove ecosystems worldwide.

Biodiversity Information Manager
Australia

Tool for the collection and dissemination of current information about biodiversity as it relates to the Convention on Biological Diversity and the National Strategy for the Conservation of Australia's Biological Diversity.

Biodiversity Information Online
New Zealand

The site provides access to information about New Zealand's native biodiversity, and who is doing what to conserve and manage it. It describes the 27 funded programmes of the New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy, a government initiative developed to meet one of our commitments under the international Convention on Biological Diversity. The funded programmes are all aimed at halting the decline in New Zealand's indigenous biodiversity, and protecting

Biodiversity Information System
United States

BiodIS, K-State's Biodiversity Information System, is a collaborative project to expose information associated with the University's natural history collections to a diverse group of users. Based largely on the Herbarium and Museum of Entomological and Prairie Arthropod Research, BiodIS is a portal for users of all ages and fields who have an interest in or need for biodiversity data, including taxonomic, geographic, and ecological information, a

Canada

Examines the nature of threats to species, habitats, ecosystems, and landscapes, and seeks to support environmentally sound decision-making and actions affecting the status of biodiversity and landscapes.

Bioethics.com - Global Information Source on Bioethics
Canada

Bioethics.com is a public service provided through the collaboration of many individuals and organizations to improve the discussion of issues in bioethics.

Australia

Hosted by the University of Queensland, Australia.

Center for Global Change
United States

The focal point of this facility at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is for developing, coordinating and implementing interdisciplinary research and education related to the role of the Arctic and sub-Arctic in the Earth system, and to stimulate and facilitate global change research in this region.